Sentences with Infinitives :
Following are the sets of sentences without and with INFINITIVES. The underlined part of the second sentence in each pair is the infinitive.
Walking in the morning gives happiness.
To walk in the morning gives happiness.
Studying Hindi is very easy.
To study Hindi is very easy.
He wished joining the army.
He wished to join the army.
I hope that I will get the first rank.
I hope to get the first rank.
His job is cheating people.
His job is to cheat people.
Smoking is playing with one’s life.
To smoke is playing with one’s life.
All of us like building castles in the air.
All of us like to build castles in the air.
Our teacher likes reading poetry.
Our teacher likes to read poetry.
They understand what they should do.
They understand what to do.
I don’t know how I can work out the sum.
I don’t know how to work out the sum.
Be careful in driving the car on this road.
Be careful to drive the car on this road.
I have some letters that must be written.
I have some letters to write.
Riding a horse is pleasant.
To ride a horse is pleasant.
They hope that they will win the series.
They hope to win the series.
There is no reason why he should be angry.
There is no reason to be angry.
Gandhi hated telling lies.
Gandhi hated to tell lies.
He is a man who can be trusted.
He is a man to be trusted.
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