Ask him what he said to Jane at the party last night.
-He won't be able to answer. He was too drunk to remember.

He is not drunk now. He was so drunk last night that he has surely forgotten all he did and said and won't be able to recall what he said to Jane.

Does the sentence in blue work in this context?

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a. Her relationship with her husband was too bad for her to want to talk about him.

Is sentence (a) grammatically correct?

Many thanks.

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azz posted:

Ask him what he said to Jane at the party last night.
-He won't be able to answer. He was too drunk to remember.

He is not drunk now. He was so drunk last night that he has surely forgotten all he did and said and won't be able to recall what he said to Jane.

Does the sentence in blue work in this context?

Hi, Azz,

No, the sentence in blue does not work in that context. It means that, while drunk at the party, he couldn't remember something that happened earlier. Thus, the meaning is contradicted by the context. The sentence wants a perfect infinitive in the context you've presented:

Ask him what he said to Jane at the party last night.
-He won't be able to answer. He was too drunk to have remembered.

azz posted:

a. Her relationship with her husband was too bad for her to want to talk about him.

Is sentence (a) grammatically correct?

Yes, Azz, it is. However, I'd prefer the following, which is equivalent in meaning:

(a1) Her relationship with her husband was so bad that she didn't want to talk about him.

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