Ne ... pas non plus = Not ... either (negation)

Look at these sentences:

Je ne regarde pas non plus la télé.I don't watch TV either.
 

Je n'y vais pas, et toi?  -Non, je n'y vais pas non plus.I'm not going, you?  -No, I'm not going either.

Laura ne se lève pas tôt.
- Thomas ne se lève pas tôt non plus.
Laura doesn't get up early.
- Thomas doesn't get up early either.

 

When you want to express that someone is not doing something either, you need to use the negative expression ne ... pas non plus.

Note that while ne is always before the verb, pas and non plus can be separated in the sentence, and non plus placed before OR after the object of the verb:

Je ne regarde pas non plus la télé.I don't watch TV either.

Je ne regarde pas la télé non plus.I don't watch TV either.
  

In the case of adverbs, pas and non plus are always separated.

Il ne joue pas souvent au foot, et toi ? -Je n'y joue pas souvent non plus.He doesn't play football often, and you? 
- I don't play often either.
 

 

See also the simpler lesson Non plus = neither / nor (negation) 

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Examples and resources

Laura ne se lève pas tôt.
- Thomas ne se lève pas tôt non plus.
Laura doesn't get up early.
- Thomas doesn't get up early either.
Je ne regarde pas non plus la télé.I don't watch TV either.
Je déteste Luc. - Je ne l'aime pas non plus.I hate Luc. - I don't like him either.
Je ne regarde pas la télé non plus.I don't watch TV either.
Il ne joue pas souvent au foot, et toi ? -Je n'y joue pas souvent non plus.He doesn't play football often, and you? 
- I don't play often either.
Je n'y vais pas, et toi?  -Non, je n'y vais pas non plus.I'm not going, you?  -No, I'm not going either.
I'll be right with you...