"When I really need a translate, and I don't found anywhere, I search on google translate, but I try a lot to don't use it. Principally when is expression... google is terrible to do this."
He answered me and say this:
"I think the right form is I TRY TO NOT DO/THINK/..."
I agree with he, but "do" and "does" aren't used for negative and affirmative sentences?
"When I really need a translation, and I don't found one anywhere, I go to Google for the translation, but I try hard not to use it. Especially when it is an idomatic expression... Google is terrible for that."
He answered me and said this:
"I think the right form is I TRY TO NOT DO/THINK/..." (And he is right!)
I agree with him, but "do" and "does" aren't used for negative and affirmative sentences, are they?
Do you live in Rio?
Yes, I do. I live in Botafogo.
No, I don't. I live in Curitiba.
Don't you have any money?
Yes, I do, but I am saving it for tomorrow.
No, I don't. Can you lend me some?
Does your sister have a job?
Yes, she does. She works for Zero Hora in Porto Alegre.
No, she doesn't. She would like to work as a salesperson.
Doesn't he know your name?
Yes, he knows my name. We met a year ago.
No, he doesn't. He doesn't know my name, and he hasn't asked.