(ne) personne

Joakim

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18 March 2017

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(ne) personne

"Elle a embrassé Alexandre, oui, mais elle n'a embrassé qu'Alexandre, personne d'autre." Is there a way to squeeze in a 'ne' to go with 'personne' here, if it is supposed to mean 'no one'? It feels weird that the 'ne' that pairs up with 'que' should extend to personne as well.

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

20 March 2017

20/03/17

Bonjour Joakim ! You only need to use "ne" with "personne" when it's used with a conjugated verb: "Je n'aime personne." When just saying "no one", you will simply use "personne", so here, the "ne" is not required. I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !

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