ne.....nulle part

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ne.....nulle part

"il n'est jamais alle nulle part." This was one of the examples given in the lesson, but I  thought that it would be wrong to use *jamais* since "ne ... nulle part" is a negation of its own just like "ne .... aucune"

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MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Edith, double negations are not uncommon in French, although there are some combinations that are not correct. ‘Jamais nulle part .’ is acceptable.

Below is the lesson that covers this :  Combining two or more negations (French Negations)

ne.....nulle part

"il n'est jamais alle nulle part." This was one of the examples given in the lesson, but I  thought that it would be wrong to use *jamais* since "ne ... nulle part" is a negation of its own just like "ne .... aucune"

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