Chapter 5
Negative phrases

ne...plus

French use ne ... plus to make negative sentences with "anymore":

Subject ne Verb plus  
Je ne suis plus dans la cuisine
Nous ne partons plus en vacances
Ils ne parlent plus Italien

WARNING: Do not confuse "plus" (+, final s is pronounced) and "plus" (anymore, final s isn't pronounced.)

Other examples:

  • Il ne veut plus venir avec nous. Audio. Press to listen!
    He doesn't want to come with us anymore.
  • Tu ne comprends plus cette leçon. Audio. Press to listen!
    You do not understand this lesson anymore.
  • Vous ne pouvez plus enregistrer votre voix. Audio. Press to listen!
    You can't record your voice anymore.

Note : when the verb begins with a vowel, use n' instead of ne. For example:

  • Tu n'as plus de chance !
    You are not lucky anymore!
Chapter 5
Negative phrases