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Message from zilazila posted on 15-11-2016 at 16:24:26 (D | E | F)
Would you please tell me which sentence is correct?
"Why do not you come here?" Or "Why do you not come here?
In fact I want to know what
In advance, thank you.
Edited by lucile83 on 15-11-2016 22:09
Re: Help/Do not you from watashimanon, posted on 15-11-2016 at 17:05:26 (D | E)
"Why do not you come here ?" : seeing this sentence, I think it's better to say "Why don't you come here?"
"Why do you not come here" looks like an indirect interrogative clause.
So I would say both are grammatically correct however the former must be more common.
It's better to wait for another and surely better opinion.
While searching for further explanations, I found this topic about the same question here : Link
Have a nice evening !
Re: Help/Do not you from lucile83, posted on 15-11-2016 at 22:21:04 (D | E)
Why do not you come here? is not correct
Why do you not come here? is correct
Re: Help/Do not you from djessy, posted on 16-11-2016 at 05:00:20 (D | E)
Good morning everybody,
about your question concerning the difference between "why do not you and why do you not" the answer is that: why do you not(why don't you) is the correct answer.
Why do not you doesn't exist, it's false.
Edited by lucile83 on 16-11-2016 06:50
Re: Help/Do not you from zilazila, posted on 18-11-2016 at 12:11:04 (D | E)
Thank you all very much for your replies.
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