An infinitive clause with for may be used as a subject, as a predicate nominative, or as the object of a preposition (pp. 138139).
An infinitive clause may be the object of the preposition for.
Write five sentences in which indirect discourse is expressed by an infinitive clause ( 435).
When it is possible, substitute a that-clause for the infinitive clause.
For the infinitive clause replacing a that-clause as object, see 324325.
An infinitive clause with for may be used as a subject, as a predicate nominative, or as the object of a preposition.
A predicate pronoun after to be in an infinitive clause is in the objective case, agreeing with the subject of the infinitive.
The clause with that in indirect discourse is sometimes replaced by an infinitive clause ( 325).
The infinitive clause is, therefore, a peculiar exception, for him to go makes an assertion as clearly as that he should go does.
Write five sentences containing each a clause of purpose; of result; an infinitive clause expressing purpose.