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you ‘had better not’ read it...

Why does ‘not’ in ‘you’d better not go there’ stands separately after ‘had better’ phrase but forms ‘hadn’t’ in the question:’Hadn’t you better go now?’ I see no logic here...

  • August 31, 2004
  • Posted by marta
  • Filed in Grammar
  • 1 comment

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Ben, if your best answer to a grammar question is essentially, "because that's the way it IS, dammit, and if you disagree, then up yours," then maybe you should reconsider posting.

speedwell2 September 19, 2004 @ 8:13AM

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