Infinitive structures | For structures after adjectives

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The structure for + object + infinitive is common after certain adjectives which express wishes and other personal feelings.

Examples are: anxious, eager, delighted, willing, reluctant, vital, necessary, important, common, normal, pointless, unusual, rare, right, wrong etc.

With preparatory it

For-structures with preparatory it are common with many adjectives expressing possibility, necessity, importance, urgency, frequency and value judgments.

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Infinitives: forms
Infinitives without to
Infinitive with its own subject
For-structures after adjectives
For-structures after verbs
For-structures: other uses
Infinitive clauses of purpose
Verbs that can be followed by infinitives
Adjectives that can be followed by infinitives
Nouns that can be followed by infinitives

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Exclamations exercise
Exclamations: common errors
Common mistakes with pronouns - Part 2
Common errors with adjectives - part 1
Common errors with adjectives - part 2

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