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    can or cannot

    Which one should I use for the blank, 'can or cannot'? Thanks.
    I think 'can' is correct, but I am not sure.
    ''People .................get into the chemistry laboratory under no circumtances''

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    Re: can or cannot

    Ex: People cannot get into the chemistry laboratory under no circumtances.

    Below, negative no is first, so the verb can be affirmative can:

    Ex: Under no circumstances can to people get into the chemistry laboratory.


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    Re: can or cannot

    People cannot get into the chemistry laboratory under any circumstances.Correct?
    Under no circumstances-means NEVER.
    Last edited by rj1948; 14-May-2008 at 18:09.

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