Make Negative Sentences

June 5, 2011pdf

Change the following affirmative sentences into negative.

1. I like to read science fiction.

2. Dogs chase cats.

3. Dogs like to chase cats.

4. Pete wants to talk with Ann.

5. Alice works for an insurance company.

6. I like this wine very much.

7. I enjoy playing with my kids.

8. Sharon makes models from clay.

9. I practice the violin every morning.

10. My brother earns two hundred dollars a week.

11. Our team played well yesterday.

12. He goes to school by bus.

Answers

1. I do not like to read science fiction.

2. Dogs do not chase cats.

3. Dogs do not like to chase cats.

4. Pete does not want to talk with Ann.

5. Alice does not work for an insurance company.

6. I do not like this wine very much.

7. I do not enjoy playing with my kids.

8. Sharon does not make models from clay.

9. I do not practice the violin every morning.

10. My brother does not earn two hundred dollars a week.

11. Our team did not play well yesterday.

12. He does not go to school by bus.

Grammar notes

Affirmative sentences in the simple present tense are changed into negatives by putting do not or does not before the verb.

Affirmative sentences in the simple past tense are changed into negatives by putting did not before the verb.

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