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Autor:  pat
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Data:  27/MAI/2006 8:50 AM
Assunto:  Not that I won't infinitive
 
Mensagem:      Your first post was better, Marcio.

Literal translation doesn't work here. A native-speaker would say: "it isn't that I don't want to help you" or (for future) "it's not that I wouldn't want to help you".

"it's not that I won't want to help" sounds strange.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
expressão  –  Pimenta  25/MAI/2006, 7:51 PM
Not that I don't + infinitive  –  Marcio Osorio  25/MAI/2006, 9:42 PM
Not that I don't infinitive  –  orlando  26/MAI/2006, 1:19 AM
Not that I won't + infinitive  –  Marcio Osorio  26/MAI/2006, 2:21 AM
 Not that I won't infinitive  –  pat  27/MAI/2006, 8:50 AM

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