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    nima_persian is offline Newbie
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    try not doing something?

    Could you possibly tell me if these sentence are correct?I want to know about only this form(try doing sth).?

    sentence1: Try using margarine instead of butter.

    sentence:2Try not using margarine instead of butter.

    (could you possibly elaborate your explanations and how I can write sentence 1 in negative form?could you give me simple

    answer I mean I am learning English.Thanks in advance.)

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    Re: try not doing something?

    Quote Originally Posted by nima_persian View Post
    sentence1: Try using margarine instead of butter.
    sentence:2Try not using margarine instead of butter.
    Both sentences are correct; so are others:

    Try using margarine - Use margarine, and see if it works.
    Try to use margarine - See if it is possible for you to use margarine; make the attempt.

    Try not using margarine - Do not use margarine, and see if this works.
    Don't try using margarine - Do not use margarine; it will not work.
    Try not to use margarine - Do your best to avoid using margarine.
    Don't try to use margarine - Do not make the attempt.

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