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29 May 2011 — infinitive clause

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He is the one whom to blame.
He is the one whom to blame.





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He is the one whom to blame.






He is the one who to blame.






He is the one to blame






He is the one whom we should blame.   (formal:  whom, informal: who)





blame (V) – to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad; find fault with

Depending on one's grammatical meta-language (terminology), these may be called infinitive clauses or infinitive phrases.  In linguistics (transformational grammar) this is an example of changing a finite clause (whom we should blame) to a non-finite clause ( to blame). See non-finite verbs (infinitives)



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