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Infinitive as future tense

Sometimes the infinitive of the verb is used in a truncated fashion which acts as a future tense, mainly for headlines in newspapers etc.

More fluently used with the appropriate conjugation of “to be”.


EXAMPLE (from the BBC)

“High streets (are) to share (are going to share / will share) £1.2m funding”: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18212669

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