|Infinitive Phrase Recognition Practice
Review: A phrase is a group of related words (no subject and verb).
Infinitive Phrase: An infinitive phrase has an infinitive and all the words that accompany it, such as adverbs, prepositional phrases, direct object, and adjectives. The whole phrase can be a noun, adjective or adverb in the sentence. The phrase will generally start with the infinitive, but not always. Sometimes it will have a preposition (which is NOT part of the phrase) or an adverb, which is part of the phrase before the infinitive.
We had an opportunity to watch the fireworks.
He is eager to please everyone.
To sit here is very pleasant.
Exercise Directions: Write down the infinitive phrase in each
sentence and tell how it is used (as either a noun, adjective, or
1. You have two choices, to stay or to go.