Negative statements are the opposite of affirmative statements. In English, there are several ways to create negative statements.
|She is hungry.||She is not hungry.|
|I have friends at work.||I have no friends at work.|
|There are some over there.||There are none over there.|
|Tom always walks to school.||Tom never walks to school.|
|Somebody is here.||Nobody is here.|
|Something happened.||Nothing happened.|
|Both parents have arrived.||Neither parent has arrived.|
|Tom and Sue have left.||Neither Tom nor Sue has left.|
|We’re happy and pleased.||We’re unhappy and displeased.|
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