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Questions on Comprendre and the negative

Hi, I was wondering which of these is the right way to say, She doesn't understand you

Elle ne comprend pas toi or Elle ne te comprend pas

And sometimes I see the sentence "Je te comprend pas", but why does it leave out the ne?

August 22, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Qiunnn

I think it would be the second one, also i have seen French people leave out the ne as a form of informal speech and it has been omitted in songs to maintain a rythm

https://www.frenchspanishonline.com/magazine/tu-te-toi-how-to-use-them/

August 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/jessy_10

the right way to say is : Je ne te comprends pas. Sometimes, the word "ne" is omitted, but always in spoken language and never in written language. Otherwise it is considered as a mistake.

August 22, 2017
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