1. Is the sentence "I want you to kill him" grammatically correct?

  2. What is the syntactic function of "to kill him" in the above sentence?

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    To kill him is the verb phrase of an infinitive complement clause (for) you to kill him, which is the direct object of the verb want. – John Lawler Mar 12 '18 at 21:23
  • Dear Mr. Lawler, thank you very much for your helpful answer. – Sinushyperbolikus Mar 15 '18 at 20:33

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