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1

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Some animals can speak English.

 

No animals can speak english.

 

To negate a statement quantified by "some", just change "some" into "no" or "none".

2

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Most reptiles are poisonous.

 

Half or fewer reptiles are poisonous.

OR

Half or more reptiles are NOT poisonous.

 

 

3

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

All poets use flowery language.

 

Some poets do NOT use flowery language.

OR

NOT all poets use flowery language.

4

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

No raccoons make good pets.

 

Some raccoons make good pets.

5

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

If I go to the store, I will buy mayonnaise.

 

Even if I go to the store, I might NOT buy mayonnaise.

6

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

The students who studied the most got the best grades.

 

The students who studied the most did NOT get the best grades.

7

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

The sun rises in the east every day.

 

The sun does NOT rise in the east every day.

OR

Some days, the sun does NOT rise in the ease.

8

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Many philosophical theories are absurd.

 

NOT many philosophical theories are absurd.

9

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

All Y are W.

 

Some Y are NOT W.

OR

NOT all Y are W.

10

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

No W is not T.

 

SOME W is not T.

11

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Some T that are Z are also M.

 

NO T that are Z are also M.

OR

ALL T that are Z are NOT M.

12

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

If Y is F, then Q are W.

 

Even if Y is F, Q might NOT be W.

13

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Not all R is G.

 

ALL R is G.

14

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

X cannot be true unless Y is true.

 

X CAN be true even if Y is NOT true.

15

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Manny is taller than Elsa.

 

Manny is NOT taller than Elsa.

OR

Manny is the same height as or shorter than Elsa.

16

NEGATE THIS STATEMENT:

Disciplined people usually have a routine in the morning.

 

Disciplined people do NOT usually have a routine in the morning.