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Relation to modal infinitivals
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Infinitival clauses forming a complex predicate with an Adjective Phrase (AP) are closely related to modal infinitives.

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The infinitival clause forms a complex predicate with the adjective, and the combination is predicated of the argument.

Example 1

De som is maklik op te lossen
the sum is easy up to solve
The sum is easy to solve
The sum can easily be solved

The construction is closely related to the one involving modal infinitives (see Participles and infinitives as adjectives ):

Example 2

De som is op te lossen
the sum is up to solve
The sum can be solved

Both may be used attributively:

Example 3

a. In (maklik) op te lossen som
an (easy) up to solve sum
A sum which is easy to solve
b. In op te lossen som
an up to solve sum
A solvable sum
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