Speak About:



Past to Present


Abilities - Responsibilities

Asking Questions

Choosing the Right Phrase

Combining Verbs

Explaining Ideas

Describing Your World

Complex Ideas

Relating Ideas, People, Objects

Speaking about Objects

Wondering about Situations

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.