Placement of verb

JoakimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Placement of verb

In the examples, 'dire' goes after the two negations while 'faire' and 'aller' goes before them. What's the rule here?
Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Joakim ! Here it's not about the verbs, but about the tenses they're conjugated at. Indeed, "dire" is in Le Passé Composé, so the second part of the negation is between the auxiliary and the past participle, whereas with simple tenses, it's just after the conjugated verb. You can have a look at these related lessons: Using 'ne ... pas' with compound tenses (negation) Using ne ... pas with simple tenses (negation) I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
DavidC1Kwiziq community member
Hi, Am not clear about the position of "jamais rien" in these sentences below. The first sentence below is listed as the correct answer - but it seems that the order of "jamais rien" in the second sentence is similar to examples shown in the lesson. Il ne dit jamais rien à personne. Il ne jamais rien dit à personne. Help, please! Thanks

Placement of verb

In the examples, 'dire' goes after the two negations while 'faire' and 'aller' goes before them. What's the rule here?

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