Can you use ne ... que in front of an infinitive?

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Michelle

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8 March 2018

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Can you use ne ... que in front of an infinitive?

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Restrictive ne … que = only (compound tenses) -

Michelle

Kwiziq community member

8 March 2018

8/03/18

As in, "Je ne veux que se détendre."

Chris

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8 March 2018

8/03/18

Yes, you can. However you would say, "Je ne veux que me détendre." -- I only want to relax.


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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