Grammar Patterns

V wh-to-inf

V wh-to-inf

The verb is followed by a to-infinitive clause introduced by a wh-word.This pattern has one structure:
    Verb with Object
    I knew what to do.
V wh-to-inf
 Verb groupwh-to-infinitive clause
SubjectVerbObject
Wehave to discusshow to divide the land.
I've forgottenwhat to say.
Phrasal verbs: V P wh-to-inf
 Verb groupParticlewh-to-infinitive clause
SubjectVerbObject
Icouldn't figureoutwhat to do.
Iwas trying to workoutwhether to run away from school.
Verbs with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'describe' groupThe 'discover' groupThe 'decide' groupThe 'remember' group Structure information

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