chapter  8
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The negative

Notable exceptions to this are personne and aucun, and the other negative expressions listed in

Discover more about the negative, 1 a ii below. They follow the infinitive

e.g. je ne veux voir personne; il ne peut tolérer aucun inconvénient

e With a present infinitive which stands alone, both ne and pas stand together in front of the

infinitive, e.g. ne pas accepter (line 50), but notable exceptions again are personne and aucun

(and all the expressions in Discover more about the negative, 1 a ii below) which follow the

infinitive.