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Is it possible to use infinitive and start statement with it to express conditional statement?

For example: To go out with you today, I need to finish my job.

If it isn't correct way, could you suggest the best way to express such statements?

  • Yes, though the infinitival clause is not a conditional but a purpose adjunct. It gives the purpose of finishing your job. Note that we could add "in order", as in "In order to go out with you today ..." – BillJ Aug 14 at 17:07
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Yes, there is no problem with starting a sentence with an infinitive, and the sentence you quote is correct.

  • One wonders where these crazy prohibitions come from. – John Lawler Aug 14 at 14:52
  • The sentence is perfectly fine—but I don't think I'd describe it as being conditional (in the question, not your answer), aside from in an indirectly implied (and subjectively interpreted) sense. – Jason Bassford Aug 14 at 16:48

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