In French, the negative form requires at least two words: ne ... pas, ne ... plus etc. Let's find out which position they take in sentences with a conjugated verb followed by an Infinitif.
The negative form in sentences with conjugated verbs followed by Infinitif
Look at these negative complex sentences:
Tu ne veux pas venir ce soir ?Don't you want to come tonight?
Je ne vais plus faire ton travail pour toi.I'm not going to do your work for you anymore.
Tu ne dois pas crier.You mustn't shout.
Nous n'aimons pas cuisiner.We don't like cooking.
In sentences with both a conjugated verb AND an infinitive, the negations ne...pas / ne...jamais / ne...plus etc are placed on each side of the conjugated verb.
You cannot say: Tu ne veux venir pas ce soir.
You can say: Tu peux ne pas venir.
However, in that case, it means: You can not come / You're allowed not to come.
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