In French, one way of making a negative statement is to use ne ... pas grand-chose.
Negative sentences with "ne ... pas grand-chose" in French
Look at these negative sentences:
In French, to say not much, we use the expression ne/n' ... pas grand-chose (literally "no big thing").
Note that you can also use pas grand-chose on its own:
You can never use grand-chose to express much, this exists solely as a negative expression.
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