Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases

An infinitive is a verb form beginning with “to” that can act as a noun, adjective, or adverb.

Examples of Infinitives

Some examples of infinitives would be the following:

Katrina took hours to choose the perfect outfit for the party.

We are planning to surprise Josiah with a birthday party next weekend.

My main goal is to read the first half of the book by Monday.

I need a strong person to lift this heavy box.

Raul is the first person in his family to graduate high school.

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