Re: Every boy does not like dancing. Not every boy likes dancing.
I am not sure that I agree. I cannot imagine any native speaker, except a logician, coming out with," Every boy does not like dancing" as a statement.
Originally Posted by Tdol
The only context I can imagine in which it does not sound completely unnatural to me is a contradictory response to the claim, "Every boy likes dancing". Even then, I feel that, "Not every boy likes dancing" is more likely.
Perhaps it's just me.
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