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    Hello everyone,

    I'm sorry to not have written earlier.?

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    I'm sorry not to have written earlier?

    WHY?

    THANKS in advance.

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    Default Re: (Not+to) or (to+Not)

    I'm sorry not to have written earlier.

    That is more natural. Why? I think this is just one of those occasions when the answer is 'Because it is'.

    Actually, most of us would probably say, "I'm sorry I didn't write earlier/sooner".
    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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