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Unformatted text preview: The best way to create a simple negative sentence is to consider the affirmative sentence and put a no in font of the verb. If you want to write the negative sentence, “Marco doesn't play soccer,” first create the sentence, “Marco plays soccer.” Once you have the verb conjugated correctly in the affirmative sentence, add no in front of the verb and you have the Spanish equivalent to “Marco doesn't play soccer.” See the following example: • Marco juega al fútbol. Marco plays soccer. • Marco no juega al fútbol. Marco doesn't play soccer. It's common to hear that Spanish sentences use “double negatives.” In reality, not every negative sentence has more than one negative word, and some negative sentences have three or four. There are certain words that have affirmative and negative versions. When a Spanish sentence is negative, are certain words that have affirmative and negative versions....
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- Fall '09
- negative sentence, negative word, simple negative sentence, Marco juega, juega al fútbol