ne with avant que

KathleenC1Kwiziq community member

ne with avant que

Why isn't there a "ne" with "avant qu'ils soient dévalisés"?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Kathleen, 

Yes indeed, as Ann says it can be dropped ( and mostly is) in speech.

Take a look at this Kwiziq lesson confirming this -

Avant que + ne explétif + Le Subjonctif = Before I do

But well done for noticing!

AnnC1Kwiziq community member

I think it is because it is not often used in speech. (It's more formal in a written form.)

ne with avant que

Why isn't there a "ne" with "avant qu'ils soient dévalisés"?

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