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Je ne me rappelle pas de lui

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je
     1. pron. I
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, savoir, cesser and oser)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
me
     1. pron. (direct object) me
     2. pron. (indirect object) to me
rappelle
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of rappeler
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of rappeler
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of rappeler
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of rappeler
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of rappeler
     rappeler
          1. v. to call again; to call back
          2. v. to remind
          3. v. (reflexive) to recall, remember (use without de is formal and rare; use with de much more common but still proscribed)
          4. v. (climbing) to pull through (a rope)
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, "Strait of Dover")
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
     4. adv. (colloquial, spoken) not
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
pas de
     1. prep. (Quebec, informal) without
lui
     1. pron. him, he; the third-person masculine singular personal pronoun used after a preposition, or as the predicate of a linking verb, or when disjoined from a sentence, or as a stressed subject.
     2. pron. Him, her; the third-person singular personal pronoun used as an indirect object.
     3. v. past participle of luire


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