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    Prepsitional Phrase

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    "to be" is a prepositional phrase or an infininate

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    Re: Prepsitional Phrase

    A preposition takes a noun as its object. The word be is not a noun. It's a verb; to be is an infinitive verb.


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    Re: Prepsitional Phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    I want to be a teacher
    "to be" is a prepositional phrase or an infininate
    'to' is an infinitive marker and not a preposition, if that is what you mean.

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