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    #1

    Cool not

    Hello!

    Where is "not" supposed to be in this case:

    -My objective is not to let you get depressed.

    -My objective is to not let you depressed.

    Thank you
    W

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    #2

    Re: not

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!

    Where is "not" supposed to be in this case:

    -My objective is not to let you get depressed.

    -My objective is to not let you get depressed.

    Thank you
    W
    In the first one you are saying what your objective is not.
    In the second you are saying what your objective is.
    What differences of implication do you see?

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