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Kwiziq community member
24 July 2017
'You don't have to'
Something I've always struggled with in France is when I don't want to say 'You must not', but rather 'You don't have to', for example: I don't want to say, 'You must not come straight away', but rather, 'You don't have to come straight away'.
Can somebody point me to a good lesson on this, or let me know how to do it?
This question relates to:French lesson "Il faut : expressing necessity and obligation"
25 July 2017
Kwiziq language super star
24 December 2018
In the case of - You don't need to come straight away- you could also say:
"Tu n'as pas besoin de venir tout de suite."
"Ce n'est pas la peine que tu viennes tout de suite."
Hope this helps!
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