Grammar Patterns

ADJ to-inf

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ADJ n to-inf

The adjective is followed by a noun and a to-infinitive clause. See also Section 21.
 Adjectivenounto-infinitive clause
This is anexpensivematerialto buy.
It remains aprettyplaceto visit.
Most of the adjectives in groups 1-5 above also occur in this pattern.
Fast is not an adequate word to describe it.
Queensland cannot afford to have a reputation as a dangerous place to visit.
This is a painful observation to make, but nonetheless true.
'This is just not an attractive place to live unless you have family here or you have a ton of money', he said.

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