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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises
Infinitives

 
 

Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of infinitives.

What are the infinitives in the following sentences?

Example

I want to go to the park.

want to
to go
to the park

The correct answer is "to go".



1.

I am going to the store to buy some milk.

  going to
  to the store
  to buy
     
2.

It is too late to go out to a movie.

  too late
  to go
  out to
     
3.

I go to the cafe to eat breakfast.

  go to
  to eat
  breakfast
     
4.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  I am glad to hear that you are going to visit us this summer.
  I am glad hearing that you are going to visit us this summer.
  I am glad to hear that you are going visiting us this summer.
     
5.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Sandra is studying becoming a doctor.
  Sandra is studying become a doctor.
  Sandra is studying to become a doctor.
     
6.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Tom wants to buy a new car.
  Tom wants buying a new car.
  Tom wants buy a new car.
     
7.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  The father makes his son eat all his vegetables.
  The father makes his son to eat all his vegetables.
  The father makes his son ate all his vegetables.
     
8.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  The teacher lets Sarah went home early when she feels ill.
  The teacher lets Sarah go home early when she feels ill.
  The teacher lets Sarah to go home early when she feels ill.
     
9.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Susan decided to go not to the hockey game last night.
  Susan decided to not go to the hockey game last night.
  Susan decided not to go to the hockey game last night.
     
10.

Which of the following sentences is correct?

  Mary is pleased to have found a job.
  Mary is pleased to having found a job.
  Mary is pleased to have find a job.