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Autor:  José Roberto
E-mail:  josezambon@merconet.com.br
Data:  14/MAI/2003 2:40 PM
Assunto:  Auxiliaries versus not
 
Mensagem:  Dear Pat (or who else willing to take part in this) One can conclude that the English language uses the auxiliary with negative forms like: doesn't, haven't and etc. to express politeness or even a kind of unsureness before a situation and one can use the adverb "not" when willing to be direct or even harsh? I've seen in a song a sentence like "Judge not" instead of "don't judge", is this kind of imperative still in use or does it draw to Biblical English? Please reply José Roberto


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 Auxiliaries versus not  –  José Roberto  14/MAI/2003, 2:40 PM
Re: Auxiliaries versus not  –  pat  14/MAI/2003, 9:43 PM

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