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    #1

    introductory clause

    Could you give some popular infinitive introductory clauses such as:

    To begin with, ...
    To anticipate a little, ...

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    #2

    Re: introductory clause

    Quote Originally Posted by Kotfor View Post
    To anticipate a little, ...
    Is this one?

    To start,
    To summarise,
    To put it another way,
    To conclude,
    To make things clear,

    etc

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    #3

    Re: introductory clause

    Also 'Speaking as a <noun-phrase>...' e.g. 'Speaking as a concerned parent.....'.

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