split infinitive

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Examples
  • To boldly go where no man has gone before
  • Did you ever have to finally decide?" ("Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?" by the Lovin' Spoonful, 1965)

split infinitive (plural split infinitives)

  1. An infinitive with one or more modifiers inserted between the to and the verb.

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