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Stella
What is the difference between the negative partitive and "ne...plus de"? Je n'ai pas de l'encre. I don't have any ink. Je n'ai plus d'encre. I don't have any ink left. It seems that these two are interchangeable, except maybe "ne...plus de" infers that you had some at some point earlier in time. Is that correct?
Oct 5, 2016 12:20 PM
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Hi, You are right, but it's not « Je n'ai pas de l'encre. », it's « Je n'ai pas d'encre. »
October 5, 2016
Je n'ai plus d'encre means you had any in the past.
October 5, 2016
Stella
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