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    not to + verb

    Hello everyone,
    Can we say :
    "Force internet service providers not to provide access to users suspected of downloading illegal files".
    Thanks in advance

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    Re: not to + verb

    Quote Originally Posted by beautifulMind99 View Post
    Hello everyone,
    Can we say :
    "Force internet service providers not to provide access to users suspected of downloading illegal files".
    Thanks in advance
    I suppose you could, but I don't like it. It would be much more natural as "Prevent internet service providers from providing access..."

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