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    Default there doesn't seem to vs there seems not

    "There doesn't seem to have been............"


    I was wondering if I could put it as in " There seems to have not been......."?
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    Default Re: there doesn't seem to vs there seems not

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "There doesn't seem to have been............"


    I was wandering if I could put it as in " There seems to have not been......."?
    Not naturally, no. By the way, you were "wondering", not "wandering".

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    Default Re: there doesn't seem to vs there seems not

    'There seems not to have been' (note the word order) is possible, but slightly formal.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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