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Atatürk
Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2019 2:47:35 PM

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Would you suggest I do not that?

Would you suggest I not do that?

Only the second is correct, is it not?

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BobShilling
Posted: Sunday, September 8, 2019 3:11:12 PM
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#1 is simply wrong.
#2 is grammatically correct, but few speakers of BrE would say that these days. We'd say "Would you suggest (that) I don't do that?"
Atatürk
Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:57:51 AM

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Which one is more natural between the following two?

I suggest she not go there.
I suggest she doesn't go there.


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Romany
Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 6:42:50 AM
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As in the first pair - no 1) is simply wrong.(And weird)
Wilmar (USA)
Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 7:09:49 AM

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The first selection, "I suggest she not go there" is very typical.
FounDit
Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:12:23 AM

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Wilmar (USA) wrote:
The first selection, "I suggest she not go there" is very typical.


I agree. It sounds very natural to me. A difference between BrE and AmE?

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