Why isn't the third sentence using the ne expletive after avant que? Avant que je puisse prendre mes billets...

Ann

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23 February 2019

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Why isn't the third sentence using the ne expletive after avant que? Avant que je puisse prendre mes billets...

This question relates to:
French dictation exercise "Un nouveau passeport (B2)"

Paul

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26 February 2019

26/02/19

I reckon it’s because the dreaded ”ne explétif” is only ever used in more formal sorts of writing (and in quizzes), and is hardly ever used in everyday conversation.

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