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    AirbusA321 is offline Banned
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    We've been told

    Are they all correct and which one would you choose if you had the choice? I think I'd prefer number 1 which seems correct and fairly compact to me.

    1 We've been told not to do stuff like this right from the get-go.
    2 We've been told to not do stuff like this since the earliest days of our lives.
    3 We've been told to not do stuff like this from our childhood onwards.

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    Re: We've been told

    I don't like any of them.

    1 We've been told right from the get-go not to do stuff like this.
    2 We've been told since the earliest days of our lives to not do stuff like this.
    3 We've been told from our childhood onwards to not do stuff like this.

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    Re: We've been told

    I'd use "not to do" in all three examples.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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