Preposition "a" after negation

DB2Kwiziq community member

Preposition "a" after negation

Hey! Can someone explain to me as to why we include the "à" after "pas" in this sentence? Thanks.

Nous ne nous attendions pas à une telle déception!

Asked 3 years ago
DB2Kwiziq community memberCorrect answer

"S'attendre à" is a idiom. Just found out!

RhondaB1Kwiziq community member

In a question asking us to make a statement negative, the noun "Anne" is already there.  I wasn't marked wrong for it; I only put the rest, which was "ne se lève pas."

Preposition "a" after negation

Hey! Can someone explain to me as to why we include the "à" after "pas" in this sentence? Thanks.

Nous ne nous attendions pas à une telle déception!

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