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    eyefordetail is offline Newbie
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    Default They don't want us to not give a damn because/, because/. Because

    Hello

    They don't want us to not give a damn because then we become dangerous.

    or

    They don't want us to not give a damn, because then we become dangerous.

    or

    They don't want us to not give a damn. Because then we become dangerous.

    Many thanks.

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    Default Re: They don't want us to not give a damn because/, because/. Because

    If you had numbered them, #2 would be my choice.

    #1 is acceptable, #3 is definitely wrong.

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    Default Re: They don't want us to not give a damn because/, because/. Because

    Quote Originally Posted by eyefordetail View Post
    Hello

    They don't want us to not give a damn because then we become dangerous.

    or

    They don't want us to not give a damn, because then we become dangerous.

    or

    They don't want us to not give a damn. Because then we become dangerous.

    Many thanks.
    I would go with #2. Usually we don't insert a comma before "because". But when the beginning clause is a negative, the presence or absence of the comma can change the meaning of the sentence.

    See more here: 5 Calls for a Comma Before ?Because?

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