Split Infinitive

Infinitives are verbs independent of tenses, number and person. These are the to be forms of the verb.

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We often place an adverb before or after these infinitives and split the infinitives.

Split infinitive is a grammatical construction in English language, where a word or phrase, usually an adverb or an adverbial phrase is inserted in between to and verb, in its infinitive form.

However the construction is still a subject of disagreement among English speakers as to whether abstaining from split infinitives is grammatically correct or not. This construction can make a piece of writing ambiguous, so it should be avoided as much as possible.

This video is full of split infinitives……………………………………………….

Look at this sentence: –

I decided to quietly go away from the party.

To quietly go away is a split infinitive where adverb (quietly) breaks/splits the infinitive (to go).

This sentence could be written in following ways to avoid split infinitive:
I decided to go away quietly from the party.
Or
I decided to go away from the party quietly.

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The heading of the article needs correction in split infinitive.

It should be:–

Coffee Addiction: How to kick the habit naturally.
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