Using "not" inside the "being able to" construction.
Hello guys and girls!
All i need to know at this moment is: why do i have to speak "Not being able to."
I want to say: "Being not able to"
How does it sound? What's wrong?
"Being not able to drive a car, i went afoot"
Is it ok? If not, tell me why?
No, it sounds weird. We would tend to say:
"Not being able to drive, I went by foot." or just, "Since I can't drive, I walked."
Note: "afoot" means something's happening or something's up, not "walking".
January 19, 2017
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