Infinitives in English Grammar

The Infinitive is the base form of the verb‏‎: be, have, walk… Often the infinitive is introduced by the particle, to: to be, to have, to walk… Note that when the infinitive is on its own it’s sometimes known as the Bare Infinitive; when it’s...

Split Infinitives in English Grammar

Split Infinitives are a construction in English‏‎ when the infinitive of a verb‏‎ is cut in half by another word. For example: Infinitive: to see Split Infinitive: to barely see The infinitive is most often split by an adverb‏‎ or adverbial phrase‏‎. I attempted to...