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    Yelled not to be aware

    The sentence is: Let's say you yelled too loud at me not to be aware of it.
    Is it grammatically correct? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    Do you mean that the person is claiming not to be aware that they yelled at all?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    No, it's not the idea, emsr2d2.
    I wanted to indicate that it was impossible for person #1 not to be aware of what person #2 told him, because he did it shouting in a very loud voice.
    I suspect that the grammar of my sentence is not correct, because you didn't get the point. So, is there a better way to express it? Thanks.

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    #4

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    You could say "You yelled at me so loudly it would have been impossible for me not to be aware of it."

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    #5

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    not a teacher

    Other possibilities:
    You yelled at me too loudly for me to have missed it.
    You yelled at me so loudly, I could not have missed it.
    You yelled at me too loudly for me to have not been aware of it. (This is a little awkward, in my opinion)

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    #6

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    Of course I heard you. You yelled it at me loudly enough!

    Bear in mind that there is some tautology in that. Using "yelled" already suggests "loud". You can't yell quietly. You could just say "Of course I heard you. You yelled it at me".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: Yelled not to be aware

    If you think the other person is going to say/shout it again, you could use I heard you the first time.

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