Ne que vs seulement

Marnie

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17 July 2018

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Ne que vs seulement

Je trouve que l’utilisation de ‘ne serait que pour les garder en vie’ is unnecessarily complicated given the context of the sentence.  My preference would be ‘pour seulement les garder en vie’.  But I like your emphasis on the use and position of seulement and que.  The vast majority of English speakers position the word ‘only’ incorrectly.  It drives me crazy!

This relates to:
Restrictive ne … que = only (simple tenses) -

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