How to Use Does to Form a Negative Sentence

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We can use does to form a negative sentence with another verb.

Construction of a negative sentence using ‘does’

The structure of the negative sentence using ‘does’ is as follows:

  • Subject (he/she/it/any third person, singular number) + doesn’t + base form of main verb + other words + full stop (.)


Let’s see how to use ‘does’ in negative sentences with some examples.

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

  1. She doesn’t go to the office by train.
  2. He doesn’t come on time.
  3. Chetan doesn’t agree to pay too much for the mobile.
  4. It doesn’t play with the ball.
  5. She doesn’t like pizza.
  6. A peacock doesn’t dance in the summer.
  7. She doesn’t write fiction.
  8. Kartik doesn’t travel frequently.
  9. Saumya doesn’t read a book in her room.
  10. He doesn’t watch TV serials.
  11. She doesn’t accept her mistake at all.
  12. Goli doesn’t speak freely on this topic.
  13. He doesn’t recite the words.
  14. She doesn’t remember her past life.
  15. The rat doesn’t have a bushy tail.
  16. He doesn’t forget that incident.
  17. The player doesn’t play on the muddy ground.
  18. She doesn’t think about her future.
  19. Her mother doesn’t rest in the afternoon.
  20. He doesn’t quarrel with his brother.
  21. The teacher doesn’t teach to follow others unthinkingly.
  22. She doesn’t respect him.
  23. He doesn’t study to earn qualifications.
  24. She doesn’t deliver a soliloquy on stage.
  25. Bobby doesn’t ask anybody a question.
  26. Parth doesn’t give his belongings to others.
  27. She doesn’t follow her on Facebook.
  28. He doesn’t sing songs in front of the audience.
  29. She doesn’t cook for her family.
  30. His brother doesn’t explain the lessons of science.

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of do in the certainty of description
  2.             Use of does as the main verb
  3.             in negative sentences
  4. use of does in the certainty of description
  5.                            questions

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