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    Exclamation infinitive

    Hello there.

    Could you please explain this grammatical rule?



    In every sentence with 2 verbs in English, the 2nd verb is in the infinitive sentence.
    Last edited by gchman; 31-May-2009 at 13:34.

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    Re: infinitive

    This goes for virtually all Indo-European languages.

    I want... I go... I want to go.

    I intend... I play.... I intend to play.

    Actually, the third person singular is the clearest case in English, for illustrative purposes:

    He plays.... he intends..... He intends to play.... Il entend jouer.... etc.... Che vuol' fare.... Que quiere hacer.... etc etc.

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