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Old Posted Aug 31, 2012, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by rousseau View Post
I don't understand when or not to use the "ne" in "ne pas." Can anyone explain this?
Leaving out the NE in NE PAS is basically a short cut people use. The correct and formal way is always with NE and PAS. The short cut is very common when speaking, but rarely if ever used in formal writing.
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