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40. More Negatives
To make sentences negative, you place não before the verb. Other negatives may precede or follow the verb, but if they follow, they must follow a negative verb (a double negative). The word order is não + verb + negative. Example: Ele não gosta de nada! He doesn’t like anything!
|nada||nothing, (not) anything|
|ninguém||nobody, (not) anybody|
|nem sequer||not even|
|nunca, jamais||never, ever|
Nunca means ever when it follows a comparative; jamais means ever when it follows an affirmative verb.
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