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Without omfor
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Infinitival clauses without omfor may function as the predicate of a predication construction. An example is given below:

Example 1

De som is maklik op te lossen
the sum is easy up to solve
The sum is easy to solve

There are several interesting aspects to such predications: relation to modal infinitivals, selection restrictions, position in the clause, the unexpressed argument in the infinitival and the unexpressed subject.

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More details about infinitival clauses without omfor can be found by following the corresponding links:

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