Using "ne pas" in front of the verb in with "pour que"

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Using "ne pas" in front of the verb in with "pour que"

Can we use "ne pas" in front of the verb (taught in "Negating infinitives in indirect speech" lesson") with "pour que"? If so, can you give examples?


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CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Emre can,

You can have the negative form after "pour que + (conjugated verb)":

Je te le dis pour que tu ne sois pas surpris (example from the lesson)

You can have the negative form with "pour + infinitive verb":

Il est parti en avance pour ne pas râter son bus = he left early so as not to miss his bus

 

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Using "ne pas" in front of the verb in with "pour que"

Can we use "ne pas" in front of the verb (taught in "Negating infinitives in indirect speech" lesson") with "pour que"? If so, can you give examples?


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