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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
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    Not so many people here.
    cannot i use too?
    Yes, you can use too, but say:
    • "Can't I use too?"


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    i really cannot understand this, cannot and can't, what's the difference?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shopping20
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    Not so many people here.
    cannot i use too?
    Yes, you can use too, but say:
    • "Can't I use too?"


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    i really cannot understand this, cannot and can't, what's the difference?
    It is a bit strange, but it has to do with the English question form. With "can" questions, it is can, then subject, then verb. When the verb is negated, it is can, then subject, then not, then verb. "Cannot" contains the can and the not. We don't use it can questions. You can split cannot up and use can, then subject, then not, then verb, or you can use the contaction can't, then subject, then verb. Does that make sense?

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    yes,yes, i understand now, i always used cannot in the past anywhere. so thq v much!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by shopping20
    yes,yes, i understand now, i always used cannot in the past anywhere. so thq v much!!!!!
    You're very welcome. That is why we are here. :wink:

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    so do u think anyone here whose first language is english?

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    Quote Originally Posted by shopping20
    so do u think anyone here whose first language is english?
    I am not sure what you mean. Certainly, my first language is English. I am sure that is true also of Red, Tdol, Mike and Cas. Shane, who is living in China, is originally from the UK. So his first language is also, undoubtedly, English.

    Did I answer your question?

    :)

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    yes,but I don't know who are
    Red, Tdol, Mike and Cas. Shane
    i am new here. ur speak English, so i beg you use more daily(can i use this word) English, do you know what i mean? en....i found many people use very difficult and complex English here, i prefer easy and simple english. just like what you speak in ur daily life.woo....difficult to express, i donot konw whether you can understand me.

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    You want me to use simple, easy to understand English just like I do in my daily life? :)

    I think you will find that most of my posts are not that complicated.

    Have you read some of the rhymes?

    :)

    Silly Sally owned six sox,
    And she kept them in a big, blue box.
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1579

    :)

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    ^_^, i know this, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.
    Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled peppers?
    If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,
    where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

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