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ne pas in English:

1. don't don't

If you're tired, why don't you go to sleep? "Because if I go to sleep now I will wake up too early."
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
Don't ramble.
Worrying is like paying a debt you don't owe.
A drunkard is somebody you don't like and who drinks as much as you do.
Don't feel so bad. There's always someone worse off than you.
I don't understand and I'm not used to not understanding. Please explain it once more.
If you don't start treating people with a little more respect, people may start avoiding you like the plague.
Why don't we just reformat the hard disk? You've been having a lot of trouble with it.
If you are a parent, don't allow yourself to set your heart on any particular line of work for your children.
Don't worry. It's a common mistake.
If you hear hoofbeats, don't look for zebras.
Do you think it's worthwhile? I don't think so.
I don't know if it will be fine tomorrow, but if it is fine we'll go on a picnic.
If I don't fail, I will get my driving license before New Year.

English word "ne pas"(don't) occurs in sets:

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2. not not

It would take me too much time to explain to you why it's not going to work.
This book is for students whose native language is not Japanese.
What changes the world is communication, not information.
I'm not afraid.
Those who know do not talk. Those who talk do not know.
It doesn't matter if you have received schooling or not.
My daughter was not reasonable when I asked her to spend less money.
Real men go to the gym to pump iron, not to do aerobics.
Bernard Kouchner, who established Medecins Sans Frontieres, did not oppose the Iraq war.
Professors should explain everything in detail, not be succinct and always tell students to go home and read their books.
Being objective means not telling everybody whose side you are on.
Not everyone believed this plan was a good one.
Not all Americans shared Wilson's opinion.
Had she been a friend of mine, I would have advised her not to do that.
She's very good at tennis, but she's not much of a swimmer.

English word "ne pas"(not) occurs in sets:

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3. doesn't doesn't

Crime doesn't pay.
Don't worry! Even if I drink, it doesn't have an effect on my driving.
We'd like to exchange this jacket. It doesn't fit.
It doesn't make much sense to me that I have to pay more income tax than you even though you make more money than I do.
Cats are like girls. If they talk to you it's great, but if you try to talk to them, it doesn't go so well.
If a door doesn't fit the casing, we must plane it carefully until it does.
My bonus doesn't come close to covering all the loan payments I have to make.
Tom can't buy what he wants to buy because he doesn't have enough money.
Don't stick your nose where it doesn't belong.
I'm told "idiot" is a bad word, but where I grew up it doesn't really feel that bad.
You'd be amazed how often Tom doesn't do his homework.
That company puts out a magazine, doesn't it?
If mankind doesn't take care of the environment, the environment may eliminate mankind.
What he told us the other day simply doesn't make sense, does it?

English word "ne pas"(doesn't) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Princess Polly's Gay Winter" (A...
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Fiches du livre - "Chambers's Journal of Popular L...