What’s the meaning of “to” in “Love you to”?

There’s a Beatles song called “Love You To” (not To Love You nor Love You Too). I’ve never understood this grammar construction and I don’t understand what the title actually means. Is it just a poetry resource to say “To Love You”? Or does putting the “to” at the ens of a sentence change its … Read more

Ing form as infinitive at the beginning of a sentence

Is it possible to use the ing form as infinitive at the beginning of a sentence? E.g. learning extracurricular Software to improve personal training. This is a sentence I put in brackets in my curriculum vitae. If possible, attach references of accreditate sources where you picked up the rule. Thank you for your time. Answer … Read more

I couldn’t decide which one to use, and where to use: simple tense vs. perfect tense

The two questions in my grammar book: 1)"Many people claim —— sundaes and many towns around the world pretend —- birthplaces of ice creams. A) to have invented / to be B) to invent / to have been answer: A 2)It is quite common for a historic high-rise building — into a residental building. A)Having … Read more

the first trial from… vs. the first person to climb

Here are excerpts from different American news articles: a. Mr. Manafort’s case is separate from the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and any ties to the Trump campaign, though this is the first trial stemming from the investigation of Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel. (The New York Times) b. On … Read more

“No one is born hating…” vs. “No one is born to hate…”

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” Source: Nelson Mandela, Long Walk … Read more

Can an adverb clause modify an infinitive?

The title is pretty self explanatory, in the sentence: It is difficult to travel through the huge expanse of parched sands in the Sahara Desert, where oases are plentiful but distant from each other. I am supposed to find the adverb clause in this sentence, I suspect that it is “Through the huge expanse”, but … Read more