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    infinitive negative

    Hi, I need help with the following sentence:' Slowly, not to wake him up, he opened the door....' I know that this isn't the right way to express it, but I can't find another way to translate the infinitive negative sentence.
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    #2

    Re: infinitive negative

    How about;
    In order to not wake him up, he opened the door slowly.

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    #3

    Re: infinitive negative

    Slowly, so as not to awaken him, he opened........

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    #4

    Re: infinitive negative

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    Slowly, so as not to awaken him, he opened........
    That's perfect, thankyou.

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    Re: infinitive negative

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    That's perfect, thankyou.
    thank you very much for your help!

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