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Negative imperative

Kathryn M.C1Kwiziq community member

Negative imperative

The quick Lesson on this sites that in the negative imperative the subject pronoun (tu, vous, nous) is dropped.

In Schaum's Outlines text, I see the following negative imperatives: Ne te reveille pas,  Ne nous reveillons pas, and Ne vous reveille pas.

One of the exercise questions in chapter 5 of same text  asks for the negative imperative of "Promenez-vous dans le parc" The answer is Ne vous promenez pas dans le parc.

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Alan G.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

These are both reflexive verbs. The subject pronoun has been dropped, so what you are seeing is the reflexive pronoun.

Negative imperative

The quick Lesson on this sites that in the negative imperative the subject pronoun (tu, vous, nous) is dropped.

In Schaum's Outlines text, I see the following negative imperatives: Ne te reveille pas,  Ne nous reveillons pas, and Ne vous reveille pas.

One of the exercise questions in chapter 5 of same text  asks for the negative imperative of "Promenez-vous dans le parc" The answer is Ne vous promenez pas dans le parc.

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