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French Grammar – How to Be Negative Posted by on Nov 6, 2009

I was once an aupair for some French-speaking kids and so, in homage to them, I will give some examples of what kids might say in French: Je n’aime pas le brocoli. Je ne veux plus jouer avec toi. Ma maman ne me laisse jamais faire ce que je veux. Ma maman ne m’achète rien…

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French Language – Negation Posted by on Mar 28, 2009

In the French language, there are different ways to be negative…to express negativity.  Perhaps the most common is when you want the sentence to be negative.  In that case, you place ne before the main verb and pas after it.  Or, if you want to say that you never do something, you place ne before…

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