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Autor:  Dale-USA
E-mail:  dale_thomas2004@yahoo.com.br
Data:  21/ABR/2010 12:27 AM
Assunto:  How to use NOT TO
 
Mensagem:  Fran speaks excellent English, so the following is not for her.

Among native speakers it is VERY common to place the "no" after "to" and before the infinitive.  It is not standard English, but it is quite common.  Don´t faint when you hear it.

I want you to not study so hard. I want you not to study so hard.
He told me to not work after ten.  He told me not to work after ten.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
How to use NOT TO  –  Fran  20/ABR/2010, 6:11 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  Sidney  20/ABR/2010, 8:29 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  José Roberto  20/ABR/2010, 8:32 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  eddie  20/ABR/2010, 10:05 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  Dale-USA  21/ABR/2010, 12:33 AM
How to use NOT TO  –  eddie  21/ABR/2010, 2:13 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  Dale-USA  21/ABR/2010, 3:16 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  eddie  22/ABR/2010, 10:45 AM
Eddie  –  Dale-USA  22/ABR/2010, 5:26 PM
Eddie  –  eddie  22/ABR/2010, 6:00 PM
How to use NOT TO  –  AndreaCris  20/ABR/2010, 11:38 PM
 How to use NOT TO  –  Dale-USA  21/ABR/2010, 12:27 AM
How to use NOT TO  –  Fran  21/ABR/2010, 12:31 PM

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