How to Use That in a Negative Sentence

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In this lesson, we shall learn the use of ‘that’ in negative sentences.

Use of ‘that’ to form a negative sentence

The formation of this sentence is as follows:

  • That + is not + other words + full stop (.)


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

Here are some examples. The formation is as above.

Have a look-

Pointing to the object far from us, we can say negative sentences:

  1. That is not a notebook.
  2. That is not a car.
  3. That is not a table.
  4. That is not fair.
  5. She didn’t observe that place carefully.
  6. That is not an expensive painting.
  7. That is not a bright colour.
  8. That is not mine.
  9. That is not yours.
  10. That is not used before.
  11. That is not a charitable trust.
  12. That glass is not occupied by the air.
  13. That painting is not hung on a wall.
  14. That is not a precious stone.
  15. That is not your pen.
  16. That is not my teacher’s bag.
  17. That is not my favourite place.
  18. That is not charcoal.
  19. That is not very easy.
  20. That is not a topic of science.
  21. That is not a new chapter.
  22. That is not a better option.
  23. That is not a blue carpet.
  24. That flower is not for my friend.
  25. That house is not very spacious.
  26. That is not a long route.
  27. That is not a water painting.
  28. That mountain is not steep.
  29. That is not a brave boy.
  30. That is not a sudden reaction.

Related Lessons-

  1. Use of a pronoun that
  2.               negative sentences
  3. Use of that questions
  4.               affirmative answers
  5.               negative answers

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