Negatives express not

Negatives express not - parts of everyday conversation. Of...

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Negatives  express not, never, neither… nor, no longer, no more, no one, nobody, only, and nothing.  Like English, double negatives are not used in French; however, in French, a negative is generally  made up of two parts, which must be placed properly. Forming the negative may or may not include  the word  non  (no).  In addition, certain negative expressions are used colloquially and idiomatically and are necessary 
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Unformatted text preview: parts of everyday conversation. Of the most commonly used negatives, listed in Table 1 , ne pas is the most frequently used. Consider the following examples: TABLE 1 Common Negatives Negative English Translation ne jamais never ne ni ni neither nor...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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