Meaning of “to” - Learner’s Dictionary


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A1 used with a verb to make the infinitive:

He forgot to feed the cat.
Do you know how to make a cake?

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A2 used to give the reason for doing something:

I'm just going out to get some milk.
We have introduced new security measures to deter shoplifters.

(Definition of “to” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)