Could you contrast the use of quelqu'un with personne please? is that latter used in negative sentences only?

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chris

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12 February 2019

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Could you contrast the use of quelqu'un with personne please? is that latter used in negative sentences only?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Quelqu'un, Quelqu'un d'autre = Someone, Someone else (indefinite pronouns)"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

14 February 2019

14/02/19

Hi Chris,

Technically speaking , ‘personne’ is the opposite of ‘quelqu’un’.

Personne n’est encore arrivé = Nobody has arrived yet

 

Qelqu’un est déjà arrivé = Someone has arrived already 

Hope this helps!

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