Infinitive phrase

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1. To get home during the storm was quite difficult.
To get home during the storm - phrase
function; direct object

2. Our plan was to reach southern Maine by noon.
To reach southern Maine by noon - phrase
Function; adverb

3.She was told to reorganize her composition.
To reorganize her composition - PHRASE
function; adverb

4. The person to ask about that is James.
To ask about that - phrase
function; adjective

5. They want to wait another week before acting.
To wait another week - phrase
function; object of prep

  • Infinitive phrase -

    To get home during the storm - phrase - yes
    function; direct object - no

    To reach southern Maine by noon - phrase - yes
    Function; adverb - no

    To reorganize her composition - PHRASE - yes
    function; adverb - no

    To wait another week - phrase - yes
    function; object of prep - no

    In addition to the site I posted for you -- here's another that will help you determine the functions of infinitives.

    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms/infinitivephrase.htm

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