By; Tyrell Birdine/ The Best In The World

The Definition Of Infinitive Phrase

An Infinitive Phrase is a group of words consisting of an infinitive and the modifier(s) and/or (pro)noun(s) or noun phrase(s) that function as the actor(s), direct object(s), indirect object(s), or complement(s) of the action or state expressed in the infinitive.


  • To fail is to learn.
  • To get there took so long.
  • I plan TO COMPETE.
  • I was among the first runners TO ENTER.
  • I am eager TO WIN.
  • I plan TO EXPLAIN IT.
  • I will explain it TO THE CHILDREN.