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Chapter 8. How to Write and Speak Good: ... > Don't Use No Double Negatives - Pg. 84

How to Write and Speak Good: Adjectives Versus Adverbs 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Sadly, I didn't have no cash. ____________________________________________________________________ Louie won't talk to nobody until his lawyer arrives. ____________________________________________________________________ Now, I can't eat nothing. ____________________________________________________________________ They couldn't hardly finish their meal on time. ____________________________________________________________________ Ms. Packasandra hasn't never been to HoHoKus before. ____________________________________________________________________ 84 Answers Possible responses: 1. Sadly, I didn't have any cash. Or: Sadly, I had no cash. Louie won't talk to anybody until his lawyer arrives. Or: Louie won't talk to anyone until his lawyer arrives. Now, I can't eat anything. They could hardly finish their meal on time. Ms. Packasandra hasn't ever been to HoHoKus before. Or: 2. 3. 4. 5.