Ils ne m'ont pas pris ?

GaryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ils ne m'ont pas pris ?

Why not?

 

Ils me n'ont pas pris...  I thought object pronouns preceded the negation.

Asked 10 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

No, object pronouns don’t precede the ‘ne’ in the negation. They precede the conjugated verb in the negation - when the ‘ne’ is dropped in everyday speech, the object pronoun position is unaffected. 

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Position of French Object Pronouns - with negations

Ils ne m'ont pas pris ?

Why not?

 

Ils me n'ont pas pris...  I thought object pronouns preceded the negation.

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