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    I have a question! I read much often sentence with "I can to say" and " I can say"
    Are there any difference of meaning?
    thanks
    Last edited by Vittorio_Italia; 05-Oct-2012 at 14:44.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vittorio_Italia View Post
    I have a question! I read much often sentence with "I cant so say" and " I can say"
    Are there any difference of meaning?
    thanks
    Can you post some of the sentences in which you have read these things? "can't" means the opposite of "can"

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    Default Re: Can to

    Also, are you referring to "can so" as in your example or "can/can't to" as in the title?
    And I'd have to question whether you actually have read "I cant so say" very often.

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    sorry, but that was a mistake.. now the question is right
    Last edited by Vittorio_Italia; 05-Oct-2012 at 14:52.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vittorio_Italia View Post
    Sorry, but that was a mistake. Now the question is right.
    "I can to say" is completely wrong. Please post some sentences in which you have seen it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vittorio_Italia View Post
    sorry, but that was a mistakes.. now the question is right
    "I can to say" is wrong, and again, I don't think you would have read it very often.
    Can you post a reference to where you've seen it?
    It should be "I can say". We don't use modal verbs like 'can' before the full infinitive, like "to say".

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    I can't post where I read that sentence, because I read it on a chat ...
    Im learning english on internet.When i have doubts I like to ask ...
    Anyway Thank to you all

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vittorio_Italia View Post
    I can't post where I read that sentence, because I read it on a chat ...
    Im learning english on internet.When i have doubts I like to ask ...
    Anyway Thank to you all
    NOT A TEACHER

    It is not a good idea to look for good grammar in chat rooms.

    Also, please remember the following standards (courtesy of emsr2d2) of written English:

    - Start every new sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with the relevant punctuation mark (full stop, question mark, exclamation mark).
    - Do not put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Put a space after full stop, comma, question mark, exclamation mark, colon, semi-colon etc.
    - Always capitalise "I".
    - Capitalise the "e" in "English".

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