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In a sentence such as the one that follows, is the infinitive part of the verb phrase?
He does not want to go to the party this weekend.
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I've found this (Please scroll down to 'Vps in dependency grammars'.): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verb_phrase
It provides some explanation on the same construction as yours.
I hope the link will be of some assistance to you.