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    to never do it/never to do it

    Hello everyone,

    I have a problem here:

    1. He told me to do it.
    2. He told me not to do it.
    3. He told me never to do it.
    4. He told me to always do it.

    What I am in doubt of is where should be the place of adverb of time in the sentence N3 and N4.

    May be it should be like this:
    3. He told me to never do it.
    4. He told me to do it always.

    Need your opinion on this one.

    Thank you.

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    Re: to never do it/never to do it

    Your original versions are the most natural.

    Your revised versions are not impossible, but are not often appropriate.


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