Grammatik

poss N be to-inf

poss N be to-inf

The noun is preceded by a possessive and is followed by a form of the verb be and a to-infinitive clause. Some nouns which can be followed directly by to-infinitive clauses, and some which cannot, can be used in this pattern. This pattern is a way of introducing and labelling the action you are going to mention.
possessiveNounbeto-infinitive clause
Ouraimisto educate people.
Myinstinctwasto leave at once.
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'aim' groupThe 'approach' groupThe 'duty' groupThe 'advice' groupThe 'response' groupNouns with other meanings

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