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JenniferC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

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"Je crains que vous ne ________ trop vite"

I fear that you drive too fast.

Could you please tell me why a 'ne' would be in this sentence? I have

copied your test question.

Thank you, Jennifer

Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Jennifer,

If you take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson, it explains in what situations we use the 'ne explétif' to indicate fear as in your example -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/how-to-understand-the-ne-expletif

Hope this helps!

JenniferC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you Cécile 

JayanthiA1Kwiziq community member

"Je crains que vous ne conduisiez trop vite".

JackC1Kwiziq community member

In that case, there could be a link to the expletive ne expletif !

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Jack, 

This is the  lesson which include verbs like 'craindre' (to fear) , douter ( to doubt) etc. which use the ne explétif  -

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/how-to-understand-the-ne-expletif

 

ne

"Je crains que vous ne ________ trop vite"

I fear that you drive too fast.

Could you please tell me why a 'ne' would be in this sentence? I have

copied your test question.

Thank you, Jennifer

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