In French, to express not ... anything, you use a specific negative structure: ne ... rien.
Negative sentences with "ne ... rien" in French
Look at these examples:
Je n'ai rien !I have nothing.
Je ne sais rien !I know nothing!
Je ne regrette rien !I regret nothing!
Ça va ? - Oui, ce n'est rien.Are you ok? - Yes, it's nothing.
Notice that to say "nothing / not...anything" with a verb, you wrap the two words ne… rien around the verb.
N.B: you can also use rien on its own to mean 'nothing'.
Qu'est-ce que tu veux ? - Rien.What would you like? Nothing.
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