He told her to lock the door and not (to) turn on the light.

Discussion in 'English Only' started by Fredziu, Nov 20, 2017.

  1. Fredziu Senior Member

    Polish
    Hello everyone,

    Is the second 'to' after the word 'not' optional in the following sentence or does it have to be used?

    He told her to lock the door and not to turn on the light.
     
  2. Copyright

    Copyright Senior Member

    Penang
    American English
    Optional.
     
  3. Fredziu Senior Member

    Polish
    Thank you, Copyright.
     

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