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Negation in the Present Simple


La négation simple

When conjugating in the present tense, the simple negative is formed by using ne before the verb and pas after the verb. Thus, we tend to have the following order:

Subject+ ne + verb + pas

Elle ne lit pas le journal.
She does not read the newspaper.

Tu ne travailles pas le dimanche.
You don’t work on Sunday.

As a general rule, when two verbs follow each other,

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