peace be upon u1. Form
The infinitive is the base form of a verb. It may be preceded by 'to' (the to-infinitive) or stand alone (the base or zero infinitive).2. Infinitive with or without 'to'
صيغته/ المصدر هو الشكل الاساسي للفعل . ممكن ان يُسبق بـ "to" او يكون وحيد بدون to
The to-infinitive is used:
after certain verbs. e.g. want, wish, agree, fail, mean, decide, learn
after the auxiliaries to be to, to have to, and ought to
in the pattern 'it is + adjective + to-infinitive'
The elephant decided to marry the mouse
The mouseagreed to marry the elephant
Youwill have to ask her
You are to leave immediately
He ought to relax
She has to go to Berlin next week
It's easy to speak English
It is hard to change jobs after twenty years
It's stupid to believe everything you hear
I would rather visit Rome.
She would rather live in Italy.
Would you rather eat steak or fish?
He would rather work in a bank.
I'd rather bea forest than a tree.