Pronouns
Split infinitives are a specific type of misplaced modifier.

Incorrect:
She decided to instantly quit her job.

An infinitive is a verb preceded by the word to: (to write, to examine, to take, to cooperate). When an adverb appears between to and the verb itself, we get a split infinitive.

Correcting Split Infinitive Problems:

To correct the above sentence, instantly should appear after the verb.

Correct:
She decided to quit her job instantly.

In formal writing, it is considered bad style to split an infinitive, but in more informal writing or in speech this has become more acceptable.

In speech, the word really is often placed between to and the verb:

Non-standard:
It would take incredible strength to really forget all her bad childhood memories.
Awkward:
It would take incredible strength to forget really all her bad childhood memories.

Placing really after forget makes the second sentence sound awkward. Really is such a problematic word, it is best to avoid its use in writing and use a more specific adverb.

   Split infinitives are a specific type of misplaced modifier. Split infinitives should be avoided in formal writing.
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