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    Next time (won't you) sing with me. Does it mean next time you will not sing with me

    Next time (won't you) sing with me.
    Does it mean next time you will not sing with me?

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    Re: Next time (won't you) sing with me. Does it mean next time you will not sing with

    No. It means 'Next time I would like you to sing with me'.

    I am inviting you to sing with me.

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    Re: Next time (won't you) sing with me. Does it mean next time you will not sing with

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    No. It means 'Next time I would like you to sing with me'.

    I am inviting you to sing with me.
    Next time won't you sing with me.
    Thanks but I think won't means will not.
    So what's the relationship between won't and would like?

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    Re: Next time (won't you) sing with me. Does it mean next time you will not sing with

    'Won't you?' means 'will you not?'

    'Next time, I would like you to sing with me. Is there a good reason why you will not sing with me?'

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    Re: Next time (won't you) sing with me. Does it mean next time you will not sing with

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    'Won't you?' means 'will you not?'

    'Next time, I would like you to sing with me. Is there a good reason why you will not sing with me?'
    "Next time, sing with me" is a command. "... won't you..." is used to soften a command and turn it into an invitation. It sounds confusing because "won't you" is in negative form, but the context is important.

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