Examples of negative words No barely Not hardly None scarcely Nothing neither Never nowhere No one
I am not going to pay no bills. Actually means: If you don’t have any bills, how can you pay them! She can’t make friends with nobody. Actually means: How can you make friends with a nobody. They don’t exist!
Correct Way I am not going to pay any bills. She can’t make friends with anybody. Can only have one negative in the sentence.
Negative+Negative=Repeating. Remember, trying to convey a negative meaning. Negative with a positive = negative!
negative negative I don’t need no education. negative positive I don’t need any education. Keep the first negative. Change the second to a positive. Hint: Anytime you see no second, change to any!!