I want neither a sandwich nor a burrito.

BrettC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I want neither a sandwich nor a burrito.

Included in the possible answers in the mini-quiz are:

1. Ni un bocadillo ni un burrito me apetece. (Correct)

2. Me apetece ni un bocadillo ni un burrito. (Incorrect)

Can you please explain how placing "Me apetece" at the beginning of the sentence instead of the end changes the meaning and makes it incorrect?

Many thanks.


Asked 10 months ago
InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Brett

The sentence marked as incorrect doesn't have "no" in front of the verb -if you start with the verb, this verb needs to be in negative; so the correct sentence would be:

No me apetece ni un bocadillo ni un burrito.

I hope this clarified it.

Inma

MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

It will be interesting to see the answer. However I wonder if it has something to do with making the me apetece negative e.g. no me apetece .... if it goes at the start of the sentence.

BrettC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I want neither a sandwich nor a burrito.

Included in the possible answers in the mini-quiz are:

1. Ni un bocadillo ni un burrito me apetece. (Correct)

2. Me apetece ni un bocadillo ni un burrito. (Incorrect)

Can you please explain how placing "Me apetece" at the beginning of the sentence instead of the end changes the meaning and makes it incorrect?

Many thanks.


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