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    Question negative base form after "be going to"

    which is correct: (I am going to not to go to New York ) - (I am going not to go to New York ). I want to know the negative base form follows "be going to" . please tell me the right rules. thank you
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    Re: negative base form after "be going to"

    Neither one is correct. "I am not going to go to New York" is correct.
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    Re: negative base form after "be going to"

    Quote Originally Posted by jafari View Post
    Which is correct?

    I am going to not to go to New York.
    I am going not to go to New York.

    I want to know if the negative base form follows "be going to". Please tell me the right rules. Thank you.
    Jafar Unnecessary
    Please see my changes above. We don't enclose sentences or quotes in brackets (like this). Either put them on separate lines or enclose them in quotation marks "like this".

    Start every sentence with a capital letter. Always capitalise the word "I". End every sentence with a single, appropriate punctuation mark.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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