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    rahuldhoble is offline Junior Member
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    Lightbulb Use of won't and Don't

    Which one is correct ?

    He don't smoke .
    He won't smoke.
    I don't smoke.
    I won't smoke.

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    With no further context to go on, I'd say:

    He don't smoke . Incorrect
    He won't smoke. Possible
    I don't smoke. Correct
    I won't smoke. Possible


    Last edited by 5jj; 27-Apr-2012 at 07:54.

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    Can you give me some explanation that why first statement is incorrect ?

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    Quote Originally Posted by rahuldhoble View Post
    Can you give me some explanation that of why the first statement is incorrect ?
    He don't
    He doesn't

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    It means " He doesn't smoke" is the correct statement . Is that right ?

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    Quote Originally Posted by rahuldhoble View Post
    "He doesn't smoke" is the correct statement. Is that right?
    Yes, 'He don't smoke' is a non-standard and dialect version.

    Note how I have removed spaces around your punctuation marks.

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    Default Re: Use of won't and Don't

    Ok . Thanks , One more question. Is below statement correct ?

    I didn't smoke and I don't smoke.I would say I won't smoke in my life.

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