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Is this sentence correct.  Before we check out, dont eat that candy bar.

BEFORE asked Oct 17 '12 at 16:48 victoria querin New member

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It is correct but a bit awkward.

 

Don't, a contraction, requires an apostrophe between the "n" and the "t". Dont is not a word in the English corpus.

 

The sentence would flow better if reworded -- Don't eat that candy bar before we check out.

 

What I don't know is whether that is what you meant to say.

link comment answered Oct 17 '12 at 17:02 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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