Infinitive in Interrogatives Exclamations

The infinitive may be used in an interrogative phrase expressing deliberation:

  • Quoi faire? (What are we going to do?)
  • Quoi lui dire? (What are we going to tell him?)
  • Où aller? (Where shall we go?)

The infinitive may be used in exclamations:

  • Oh, être jeune encore! (Oh, to be young again!)
  • Oh, être riche! (Oh, to be rich!)