Affirmative to Negative

Affirmative Negative
1.   Not + Antonym = Honest> Not dishonest, remember> not forget, small > not big etc.
2.  Sometimes = Not always: Sometimes happy > Not always happy etc.
3.  Always = Never + Antonym: Always honest > never dishonest, always active > never inactive etc.
4.  Every mother, every student, every girl etc. =   a)    There is no……but……………..

b)    No+ Noun  > Antonym

5.  Must = a)    cannot but + V1

b)   Cannot help + V+ing

6.  Both……..and……….. = Not only……. But also…………
7.  As soon as No sooner had + Sub+ V3+ than + Sub + V2

Hardly had + Sub+ V3+ when + Sub + V2

Scarcely  had + Sub+ V3+ when + Sub + V2

8.  Only + Person (              ) =

Only + Object (              ) =

Only + Number (              ) =

None but…….

Nothing but…….

Not more/less than…

9.  Too…adj..to = So….adj….that + Sub+Cannot/Could not + V1
10. Superlative = No other + Sub+ So…..adj….as+ Obj
11. One of the superlatives = Very Few + Sub+ So…..adj….as+ Obj
12. As………adj……….as =

China is as large as Brazil

Not less…..adj……..than……

China is not less large than Brazil.

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