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bare infinitivenoun [C]

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in ​grammar, the infinitiveform of a ​verb without the word "to": In the ​sentence "I ​let him go", the ​bareinfinitive is the word "go".
(Definition of bare infinitive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bare infinitive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不带 to 的动词不定式…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不帶 to 的動詞不定式…
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