De vs Du Sel

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De vs Du Sel

"Il s'est passé de sel." Why "de sel" and not "du sel"? There's an inherent negation utilized by figuratively "going without" but not formal/grammatic negation via "ne...pas." 
Asked 11 months ago

De vs Du Sel

"Il s'est passé de sel." Why "de sel" and not "du sel"? There's an inherent negation utilized by figuratively "going without" but not formal/grammatic negation via "ne...pas." 

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