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What is better: He no longer works here... #1 (permalink) Thu Apr 08, 2004 13:48 pm   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

Hello! What is better? He no longer works here. Or He doesn't work here any more.
Thank you
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No longer #2 (permalink) Thu Apr 08, 2004 20:09 pm   No longer
 

Hi,

Both are fine.

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What is better: He no longer works here... #3 (permalink) Thu Jul 10, 2008 15:16 pm   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

Terminator,
You can write:
No longer does he work here.
or
He doesn't work here any longer.
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What is better: He no longer works here... #4 (permalink) Fri Jul 11, 2008 17:11 pm   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

Quote:
No longer does he work here.


Now, this looks a little unnatural to me. :?
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What is better: He no longer works here... #5 (permalink) Fri Jul 11, 2008 17:25 pm   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

I would say,
He is not working here any longer!
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What is better: He no longer works here... #6 (permalink) Fri Jul 11, 2008 18:11 pm   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

juanf.sanchez wrote:
I would say,
He is not working here any longer!

I think it is an intimidating statement, like "I'm going to fire him, so he's not working here anymore".
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What is better: He no longer works here... #7 (permalink) Sat Jul 12, 2008 3:08 am   What is better: He no longer works here...
 

Quote:
No longer does he work here.

Now, this looks a little unnatural to me.

Maybe it's unnatural for you; but it's quite right, Deamon99. :lol:
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