Language point 74 – more about the to-form
The TO-FORM of the verb is very important because it’s used in so many situations and with so many other types of word. Let’s see what combinations there are in Dialogue 5: •
Is it easy to use? It was dead easy to set up
+ to-form phrases are usually easy to understand:
The computer is easy to use means ‘Using the computer is easy’ It was hard to ﬁnd so much money means ‘Finding so much money was hard’ Some adjectives describing a state of mind are always followed by the to-form: pleased: happy:...