Use of ‘Are’ in Negative Sentences to Tell about Profession

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In the previous lesson, we learned how to use 'are' to tell about a profession.

In this lesson, we shall learn the use of 'are' in a negative sentence to tell about a profession.

Formation of a sentence

In this sentence, we use 'not' with 'are'.

The formation of this sentence is as;

  • Subject (we/you/you/they/these/those) any third person, plural noun) + are not +remaining words.

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. You are not a doctor.
  2. We are not professors.
  3. They are not potters.
  4. My sisters are not engineers.
  5. You are not a cook.
  6. They are not hawkers.
  7. Her sisters are not designers.
  8. We are not collectors.
  9. They are not watchmen.
  10. You are not an advocate.
  11. You are not a manager.
  12. You are not a reporter.
  13. They are not blacksmiths.
  14. His two uncles are not photographers.
  15. They are not players.
  16. You are not a motorman.
  17. We are not clerks.
  18. They are not poets.
  19. We are not nurses.
  20. You are not a driver.
  21. We are not shopkeepers.
  22. You are not a writer.
  23. We are not architects.
  24. You are not an officer.
  25. All my friends are not pilots.
  26. They are not ministers.
  27. We are not MLAs.
  28. They are not teachers.
  29. They are not book publishers.
  30. We are not booksellers.

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