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    infinitive of purpose

    What is the form for 'infinitive of purpose'?

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    Re: infinitive of purpose

    It tells you why someone did something.

    I went to the store to buy groceries for dinner.
    He opened the door to see what was making all that noise.
    She went to California to find herself.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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