De vs Du Sel

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De vs Du Sel

"Il s'est passé de sel." Why "de sel" and not "du sel"? There's an inherent negation utilized by figuratively "going without" but not formal/grammatic negation via "ne...pas." 
Asked 8 months ago

De vs Du Sel

"Il s'est passé de sel." Why "de sel" and not "du sel"? There's an inherent negation utilized by figuratively "going without" but not formal/grammatic negation via "ne...pas." 

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