# language infinitives

If you are restless, there is no solution except to concentrate.
to concentrate- infin.

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1. Since "except" is used as a preposition in this sentence, the infinitive "to concentrate" must be a noun, used as the object of the preposition.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/except

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2. Would this sentence not have an infinitive if it is part of a prep. phrase?

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posted by michael
3. This sentence does have an infinitive. As I said, it's used as as a noun, the object of the preposition.

Remember that infinitives used as nouns can be subjects, direct objects, and objects of a preposition.

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4. Thank you! :)

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posted by michael
5. You're welcome. :-)

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