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Simple Present Tense - Negative Form

Plural Subjects

With I, you, we, they and plural nouns ( for example: kids, boys, girls ...) we use auxilary verb do not or don't short form.

I don't play  tennis.
You don't play tennis.
We don't play  tennis.
They don't play  tennis.

Plural nouns:

The students don't play tennis.
The girls don't play tennis.
Tom and Teddy don't play tennis.

Singular Subjects

With she, he, it and singular nouns ( for example: the boy, the kid, Tom ...) we use auxilary verb does not or doesn't short form.
We don't use -s with the verb:     doesn't play s  

He doesn't play s  tennis.
She doesn't play   tennis.
It doesn't happen  a lot.

Singular nouns:

The student doesn't play tennis.
The girl doesn't play tennis.
Tom doesn't play tennis.


Negative Forms Table of The Simple Present Tense

Subject

I

You

We

They

My mother and father

The students

Auxilary Verb



do not

don't

Verb


read

like

work

live

go

play

watch

have

Example Sentences:

I don't work in a bank.

Cate doesn't live in Izmir.

It doesn't rains a lot in Texas.

They don't have a car.

She doesn't have a house.

John doesn't know English.

I don't like pizza.

My wife doesn't like eating fruits.

My friends don't go there.

We don't work on Saturdays.


He

She

It

Sally

The girl

does not

doesn't










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