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    yoriko520 is offline Junior Member
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    Default not to be / don't be

    Teacher told the small boy _________ cheeky.

    ( not to be / don't be )

    Which answer is the most suitable? Explain as well, thank you.

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    SoothingDave is online now VIP Member
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    Default Re: not to be / don't be

    If describing what happened, use "not to be."

    If quoting: The teacher told the small boy, "don't be cheeky."

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    yoriko520 is offline Junior Member
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    Default Re: not to be / don't be

    Thanks.

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