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He told me to not proceed with the investigation.

He told me not to proceed with the investigation.

Which is the better choice?
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The second word order sounds better to me. What about you?
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goronskyWhich is the better choice?
The second. "not to" always sounds better to me than "to not".

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Aspara GusThe second word order sounds better to me. What about you?
Yes. The wording in the first suggestion is mixed up.
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Not to proceed