Noun inside the negation?

JeffreyA2Kwiziq community member

Noun inside the negation?

In one of the questions on an exam, the correct answer was "Il ne voit Julie nulle part". Why is Julie included in between "ne" and "nulle part" while a sentence like "Il ne voit pas Julie" has Julie outside of the negation?
Asked 3 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Jeffrey, Thank you for your question. "Ne ... nulle part" is indeed a bit different from other negations, and our lesson has now been updated to fully reflect this. Please have a look: https://www.french-test.com/revision/grammar/how-to-say-nowhere-ne-nulle-part-negative-expressions I hope this is helpful! Merci!

Noun inside the negation?

In one of the questions on an exam, the correct answer was "Il ne voit Julie nulle part". Why is Julie included in between "ne" and "nulle part" while a sentence like "Il ne voit pas Julie" has Julie outside of the negation?

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