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pash
09-27-2006, 05:34 PM
Is it:

I/want to/go or I/ want/to go

How can I tell?

pash
09-27-2006, 06:59 PM
Are you trying to parse a sentence?

subject/verb/prepositional phrase

I / want / to go.

Yes, I am. But why do I see it like this in English teaching books.

want to
need to
have to
able to

etc.

That looks like the "to" belongs to the preceding verb.