Do not use two negative words to limit one idea. Be careful not to use notor n't, no, never, none, hardly, scarcely, or nothing with another negative word.
Examples: Correct - Jim never likes help. Jim likes no help. Incorrect - Jim never likes no help. Correct - Barbara said nothing.Barbara didn't say anything. Incorrect - Barbara didn't say nothing.
Instructions: Choose the correct form in parentheses for these sentences.
1. Carl hasn't (none, any) more tickets.
2. Jeff (can, can't ) hardly wait to come home.
3. This shouldn't (ever, never) happen again.
4. We (haven't, have) scarcely any fuel left.
5. Jeanne won't need (no, any) money for school.
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