How to say Nowhere in French [+8 Examples]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say nowhere in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say nowhere in French
  • how the negation is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to say nowhere in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for how to say nowhere in French

Please refer to the French B1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say nowhere in French!

Table of Contents

Nowhere in French

“Nowhere” in French can be expressed as:

  • ne/n’ + conjugated verb + [object] + [adverb] + nulle part

Je ne vais nulle part.

I am not going anywhere.

Je ne la trouve nulle part.

I can’t find her anywhere.

Dimanche je n’irai nulle part.

I am not going anywhere on Sunday.

Tu n’as nulle part où te cacher.

You have nowhere to hide.

Nous n’avions nulle part où vivre.

We had nowhere to live.

La flatterie ne vous mènera nulle part.

Flattery will get you nowhere.

Ils n’ont nulle part où aller.

They have nowhere else to go.

Please note that you can also use this negation on its own.

In that case you will only use nulle part.

Où allait-il ? – Nulle part.

Where was he going? – Nowhere.

Sentences Overview of How to say Nowhere in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say nowhere in French is about seeing the negation in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say nowhere in French through examples.

Here you can find the sentences of the previous chapters, neatly stored in one place.

Je ne vais nulle part.

I am not going anywhere.

Je ne la trouve nulle part.

I can’t find her anywhere.

Dimanche je n’irai nulle part.

I am not going anywhere on Sunday.

Tu n’as nulle part où te cacher.

You have nowhere to hide.

Nous n’avions nulle part où vivre.

We had nowhere to live.

La flatterie ne vous mènera nulle part.

Flattery will get you nowhere.

Ils n’ont nulle part où aller.

They have nowhere else to go.

Où allait-il ? – Nulle part.

Where was he going? – Nowhere.

Quiz Yourself on How to say Nowhere in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and practice them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Anki File for How to say Nowhere in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French B1 you can practice every French B1 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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