Cannot vs. Can Not

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Which is correct: cannot or can not?

Cannot vs. Can Not

"Cannot" is always one word. Even though you can probably think of examples where you want to make it two words, don't. (Ex: You can go to the store, or you can not go to the store.) Try to rewrite it for more clarity instead.

   

Comments

1/30/2008 12:07:53 PM
Kathleen said:

You're wrong. It's "can not" ... two words. If you donot understand, I amnot able to help you.


1/9/2009 1:07:12 PM
Cindi said:

What about: He can not only dive, but he's a hell of a swimmer as well.




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