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posted by rfvv .
Wulliam became famous and had a chance to study in high school again.

In this sentence, what is the role of "to....." in "a chance to..."?
I mean the relationship between 'a chance' and "the to infinitive." Are they in apposition? Or does "the to infinitive" modify 'chance' and have the role of the adjective use?

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I'd say the infinitive phrase is acting as an adjective here, telling what kind of chance it is.
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posted by rfvv Monday, May 2, 2016 at 5:16pm. William became famous and had a chance to study in high school again.  In this sentence, what is the role of "to....." in "a chance to..."? 
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