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    May be not be true.

    Hello, teachers!
    I have seen this sentence with an odd structure (I have never senn) in a passage.
    In the United States, it is important to be on time, or punctual, for an oppointment, a class or meeting. This may be not be true in some other countries, however. ........................................
    Could you please explain the bold?

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    #2

    Re: May be not be true.

    It's a mistake. One of the two bes should not be there.

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    #3

    Re: May be not be true.

    Did they really write "oppointment"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: May be not be true.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Did they really write "oppointment"?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    Re: May be not be true.

    Quote Originally Posted by englishhobby View Post
    Does that mean they did or they didn't?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: May be not be true.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Did they really write "oppointment"?
    Sorry. It's appointment.

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