To + verb in the base form --- can be used in a sentence as a noun, an adjective, or an adverb.
Examples of Infinitives as Nouns:
- To eat more fruits daily is the first thing you should do.
- To walk in the morning is a good habit.
- To watch a movie every day is rational and redeeming.
- To stop the car suddenly cannot be a good move.
- To cheat in the exam is not uncommon nowadays.
- To sleep early is the only thing I told you to do.
- To walk in the middle of the road is not safe at all.
- To swim in the lake at this time of the year is a heavenly experience.
- To cry in the public place is embarrassing.
- To move forward is the one rule a successful person follows.
- Doctor forbade me to eat fat.
- He wants to go to Uganda tomorrow.
- He refused to look at the picture.
- He agreed to go with Russel.
- Shaun failed to complete the task in due time.
- Mary learned to cook when she was 18.
- They are preparing to leave as early as possible.
- I would like to make a toast to our marriage.
- He just pretended to love her.
- We decided to go to South Africa next year.
Examples of Infinitives as Adjectives:
- The theatre is the place to go.
- The road is the place to drive.
- Titanic is the movie to watch.
- I have some things to sell.
- Samantha is the girl to love.
- Republican is the party to vote.
- Terrorists are the people to hate.
- The movie to watch is Interstellar.
- The girl to choose to be your girlfriend is Samantha.
- Roses are the flowers to give to your loved ones.
Examples of Infinitives as Adverbs:
- Moana is eager to see her family.
- It is dangerous to drive on this slippery road.
- We are ready to play now.
- I felt it difficult to comprehend.
- I needed a sound sleep to calm my mind.
- It is good to know that you can cook as well.
- We have become anxious to hear the results.
- It is boring to sit all day long without having any work.
- It was not easy to forget her but I did.
- It is hard to say goodbye to someone you love.
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