Why is ne used with the expression avant que? What fuction does it have?

marilyn

Kwiziq community member

29 February 2016

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Why is ne used with the expression avant que? What fuction does it have?

This relates to:
Avant que + ne explétif + Le Subjonctif = Before I do -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

29 February 2016

29/02/16

Bonjour Marilyn, This is called the ne explétif - it's an optional word that emphasizes the negative meaning of the verb or expression that precedes it. You can read more about it here: https://www.french-test.com/my-languages/french/glossary/139

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