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    to

    "In the UK a three-linewhip is an ​instruction given to Members of Parliament by the ​leaders of ​their ​party ​telling them they must ​vote in the way that the ​party ​wants them to on a ​particular ​subject." (Cambridge Dictionary).

    Is "to" a marker of the infinitive in the "
    they must ​vote in the way that the ​party ​wants them to on a ​particular ​subject
    "?

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    #2

    Re: to

    I think so.

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    #3

    Re: to

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    I think so.
    Thank you for the reply. Does your "I think so" mean definitive "yes"?

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    #4

    Re: to

    Quote Originally Posted by tkacka15 View Post
    Is "to" a marker of the infinitive in the "they must ​vote in the way that the ​party ​wants them to on a ​particular ​subject"?
    Yes, it is.

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    #5

    Re: to

    It is not a preposition, so an infinitive marker is a logical choice.

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    #6

    Re: to

    You can stick a verb in and make it want them to vote, but I can't think of much to put there if you say it's a preposition.

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