En réponse à William Annis <[log in to unmask]>: > > In the examples I gave I don't perceive any obligation, which > is why my mind seized up. I would take the "to X" construction to > mean something like "which SUB may X." So, "something I may do." The > sentence "I need someone to love" isn't really a statement of > obligation. > Yep, still the Romans would have used the verbal adjective in this case. It's meaning of obligation could sometimes be very thin :)) . Christophe. http://rainbow.conlang.free.fr Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.