Why is ne used with the expression avant que? What fuction does it have?

Marilyn C1Kwiziq community member

Why is ne used with the expression avant que? What fuction does it have?

Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Marilyn, This is called the ne explétif - it's an optional word that emphasizes the negative meaning of the verb or expression that precedes it. You can read more about it here: https://www.french-test.com/my-languages/french/glossary/139

Why is ne used with the expression avant que? What fuction does it have?

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