Forming simple negative commands (L'Impératif)

You've already seen how to make affirmative commands using L'Impératif in French (See Conjugate regular verbs in L'Impératif (imperative))

Now look at these negative commands:

Ne mange pas ça!Don't eat that!

N'écoutez pasDon't listen!

Ne faisons pas ça!Let's not do that!

To make a command negative, put ne or n' before the verb in Impératif and pas after it.

See also:
Conjugate reflexive verbs in L'Imparfait (imperfect tense)
Conjugate être, avoir, savoir in L'Impératif (imperative)
Me becomes moi in affirmative commands (L'Impératif)

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Examples and resources

Ne faisons pas ça!Let's not do that!
N'arrive pas en retard au rendez-vous !Don't be late to the rendez-vous!
N'écoutez pasDon't listen!
N'oublie pas la Saint-Valentin !Don't forget Valentine's Day!
Ne mange pas ça!Don't eat that!
En avril, ne quitte pas ton domicileIn April, don't leave your home
Ne romps pas !Don't break up!
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