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Unformatted text preview: o to want always o to excel easily o not to fail a class Steve decided to quickly remove Amy's cats. The split infinitive is to quickly remove, but if you move the adverb quickly before the infinitive, you could imply that Steve made the decision quickly. Steve decided quickly to remove Amy's cats. You could put the adverb at the endSteve decided to remove Amy's cats quicklybut that seems potentially ambiguous. You may want to rewrite the sentence without the split infinitive to make the same point: Steve decided to grab Amy's cats and set them free before she got back from the corner market....
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ENGISH 101 taught by Professor Jasongulya during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '11