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Autor:  Márcio Farias
E-mail:  marcio_osorio@oi.com.br
Data:  08/ABR/2008 2:08 PM
Assunto:  does not
 
Mensagem:  Both look good to me.

I can see no difference between "Why doesn't Fulano de Tal go to Country X?" and "Why does Fulano de Tal not go to...?"

Other examples:

"Why do these tired people not lie down for a while?" versus "Why don't these ... lie down...?"


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
does not  –  Nina  08/ABR/2008, 9:13 AM
does not  –  Breckenfeld  08/ABR/2008, 11:52 AM
 does not  –  Márcio Farias  08/ABR/2008, 2:08 PM
does not  –  Ciro  09/ABR/2008, 2:30 AM

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