Stating a Purpose
Infinitive of Purpose
When a verb is used to express the idea that an action is taken in order to do something else. Use the infinitive form to express a purpose. The alternate form 'in order to' can also be used in formal situations.
I will work any job to settle a debt.
We visited the savings bank to open an account.
We are developing this portfolio to showcase our creative talents.
They happened to be at the same place to protest a bill.
The infinitive of purpose is a verb used to indicate the reason for the action taken.