Anonymous asked in Education & ReferencePrimary & Secondary Education · 2 months ago

If I was to say to someone (in regard to helping them), " I can't not do it!" is this an example of poor English.?

1 Answer

  • 2 months ago

    Yes, the double negative definitely sounds awkward in that exclamation.

    You can try something like

    I can't keep myself from doing it!


    I can't stop myself from doing it!

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