Use of Am in Negative Sentences About Profession

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In the previous lesson, we learned to use ‘am’ to describe the profession.

In this lesson, we shall learn the use of ‘am’ in a negative sentence to describe the profession. So now, we shall discuss the use of ‘am’ in a negative sentence.

Use of Am in Negative Sentences About the Profession

In the previous lesson, we used ‘am’ in affirmative sentences. In this lesson, we will use am in negative sentences to describe the profession. But first, we shall see how to form these sentences.

Formation of a negative sentence about a profession

As this sentence is negative, we must use the negation word.

So, we use ‘not’ with ‘am’.

The formation of a sentence is as follows:

  • Subject (I) + am + not + other words + full stop (.)


Let’s see how to use am in sentences to describe a profession with some examples.

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. I am not a doctor. 
  2. I am not a professor.
  3. I am not a potter. 
  4. I am not an engineer. 
  5. I am not a cook. 
  6. I am not a hawker. 
  7. I am not a collector. 
  8. I am not a watchman. 
  9. I am not an advocate. 
  10. I am not a manager. 
  11. I am not a reporter. 
  12. I am not a photographer. 
  13. I am not a player. 
  14. I am not a clerk. 
  15. I am not a poet. 
  16. I am not a driver. 
  17. I am not a teacher
  18. I am not a shopkeeper.
  19. I am not a writer. 
  20. I am not an officer. 
  21. I am not a minister. 
  22. I am not an MLA. 
  23. I am not a Mason.
  24. I am not a contractor. 
  25. I am not an actor. 
  26. I am not a salesman. 
  27. I am not an editor. 
  28. I am not an auditor. 
  29. I am not a bank manager. 
  30. I am not a film producer. 

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of ‘am’: state of being
  2.               questions
  3.               affirmative answers
  4. Use of ‘am’:  profession
  5.                negative sentences

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