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Feb 10

Free English Grammar Lesson (video): Double Negatives with examples

This is a Learn British English Free (YouTube) lesson where Chris explains not to use double negatives in English and how to avoid it with examples:

“I don’t know nothing.” – WRONG

“I don’t know anything.” – CORRECT

“He didn’t see no-one like that in the pub.” – WRONG

“He didn’t see anyone like that in the pub.” – CORRECT

“We don’t have no spuds left in the kitchen!” – WRONG

“We don’t have any spuds left in the kitchen!” – CORRECT

“I don’t want no tea, thank you.” – WRONG

“I don’t want any tea, thank you.” – GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT BUT STILL WRONG

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