What is the Meaning & Definition of verbs in the infinitive

As we all know, the verb is a type of Word that expresses action within a sentence. To study the verbs in Spanish we have a variety of aspects: the conjugation of thereof, modes, times, or the forms. In the case that concerns us, we will analyze the verbs in the infinitive, comprising the three forms of the verb, also known as nominal verb forms along with the gerund and participle. It is worth remembering that the denomination of ways personal of the verb is not the infinitive, the gerund and participle do not have personal endings. Thus, if we take as reference the way verbal to swim, there isn't anyone associated with it.

Primary uses of the infinitive

In infinitive verb forms have an ending finished in ar, er or ir, such as walking, back or splitting, which are three conjugations of our language. As well as the gerund and participle, infinitive use does not depend on the concordance of gender and number as the rest of verbal forms. Its function matches which is the noun. In this way, if I say "I like to dance" is equivalent to saying "dance like". Occasionally, accompanied by an article in the singular, e.g. "eat" or "work" or in the plural, for example "the gait" or "pleasures".
Prayer "Drink wine moderately is healthy" shows that the infinitive acts as a subject. In the sentence "I want to eat chicken" infinitive functions as a direct object. In the sentence "does not give too much importance to live well" infinitive fulfills the function of indirect object. In the sentence "Tried to analyze it" infinitive acts as a prepositional object. The above examples show that the infinitive has all the functions of the noun.
On the other hand, the infinitive can perform other functions. Sometimes it acts as adverb (by splitting), as complement to the adjective (hard to get), circumstantial complement (wine without dinner) or as a complement to the adverb (far from winning).
We must not forget that the infinitive has a simple form (win. return or exit) but also a compound shape (infinitive have more a participle, as you have won or have left).
It is used after impersonal expressions to be + adjective (it is easy to decide or is useless to try). Usually occurs with the verb formulation + preposition to + infinitive (begin playing) or the structure verb + preposition of + infinitive (she has never stopped get fat).
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