Dropping the ne explétif in speech.

StewartC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Dropping the ne explétif in speech.

 Please could you confirm that in speech, the ne explétif can be dropped.
Asked 11 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Stewart, 

Indeed in speech, the 'ne' is rarely used and it can sound precious.

You will hear -

"J'en sais rien", instead of, "Je n'en sais rien" = I haven't got a clue

"J'sais pas" instead of "Je ne sais pas" = I don't know

etc...

StewartC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thank you

Dropping the ne explétif in speech.

 Please could you confirm that in speech, the ne explétif can be dropped.

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