What is ‘Infinitive’?
‘Infinitive’ or the infinitive form of the verb is always preceded by ‘to’ i.e. to-infinitive.
For example: to sing, to study, to play, etc.
The word ‘to’ is called the sign of infinitive. It is used to indicate the purpose of an action. It is also used as a subject of a sentence. It is used with nouns and pronouns to indicate the use of something.
It can be used as a noun, an adjective or an adverb. For example:
She has gone to meet him.
She bought a bouquet to give to her sister.
To become a star was his ambition.