I don't understand the introduction of 'n' in 'avant qu'il n' arrive'.Can you please explain.
This is the ne-explétif, a purely stylistic use of the word "ne". It is not part of a negation (no pas or plus jamais, etc.).
Here is the relevant Kwiziq lesson -
Thank you.I somehow missed seeing the lesson that explains the use of 'ne' .It is clear now.
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