[ split-dol-er ]
/ ˈsplɪtˈdɒl ər /
life insurance in which someone helps pay the premiums for another, as when an employer contributes to the premiums of an employee's policy.
What Are Split Infinitives?Sometimes infinitives need a little space. A split infinitive occurs when there’s an adverb between two parts of an infinitive. An infinitive consists of the word to and the simple form of a verb (e.g. to go and to read). “To suddenly go” and “to quickly read” are examples of split infinitives because the adverbs (suddenly and quickly) split (or break up) the infinitives to …
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