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A coffee to go…( for syntax experts)

Could the infinitive phrase "to go" be a complement of the noun phrase "a coffee"?
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How to Discern an Asyndetic Coordinate Subject Complement?

". . .to let fall is absolute indifference, absolute contempt;" I think this got maybe discerned an asyndetic coordinate subject complement. May something like He was a moody man, his temper was ...
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Are copulars considered linking, helping, or auxiliaries?

I'm having a hard time understanding why most people consider the infinitive to be and all of its verb base forms helping verbs. I've consulted multiple English grammar sites and forums, and most of ...