I am not clear about the position of "jamais rien" in these sentences below. Sentence #1 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.
SENTENCE #1 Il ne dit jamais rien à personne.
SENTENCE #2 (my answer) Il ne jamais rien dit à personne.
Help, please! Thanks
I cannot find an example where 'jamais rien' is placed before the verb in the lesson as it is incorrect in the present tense.
Il/elle ne fait jamais rien à la maison = He/she never does anything at home
Ils ne disent jamais rien à leurs parents = They never say anything to their parents.
Maybe you are thinking of the perfect tense when 'jamais rien ' will be placed between the auxiliary and the past participle?
Ils n'ont jamais rien dit à leurs parents = They never said anything to their parents
Il/elle n'a jamais rien fait à la maison = He/she never did anything at home
I hope this helps!
I don't think this is about the position/order of jamais/rien/à personne - as a single (conjugated) verb in a simple tense, the verb 'dit' needs to be placed between ne and the first negation.
The sentence 1 translates in English to. "He never says anything to anyone"
Sentence 2 loosely to: "He never anything says to anyone"
As you see sentence 2 doesn't make any correct sense.
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