Exercise #5 – negatives

Directions: Read each sentence or question and then circle or underline the word correct or incorrect. If it’s incorrect, write it correctly. Complete this exercise in your notebook.

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Example: He didn’t know nothing.  correct / incorrect

 He didn’t know anything.  or  He knew nothing.  

1. She don’t remember nothing.    correct / incorrect


2. This ain’t no good.    correct / incorrect


3. There no books.    correct / incorrect


4. My car no start.  correct / incorrect


5. Why she’s not here?  correct / incorrect


6. Why didn’t you call me?  correct / incorrect


7. There’s none left.    correct / incorrect


8. I ain’t got nothing to do.     correct / incorrect


9. He don’t have no money.  correct / incorrect


10. They’re never here.  correct / incorrect


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