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"Who is the girl in the pink dress?"

January 22, 2013

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Can you use "dans" instead "à" or is there some type of animate/inanimate rule?

January 22, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/salehgeek

+1 for the "dans" trap... :(

February 6, 2013

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There's no animate/inanimate rule, it's a bit more complex! Have a look here for some good tips http://french.about.com/od/grammar/a/preposition_dans.htm

January 22, 2013

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I fell into the "dans" trap here...so sad.

January 26, 2013

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I suspected a trap, but I didn't know the correct form. I tried 'avec la robe rose', hoping it might work, but no luck! In English you could say "The girl with the red dress" to mean the same thing, but not en français, évidemment. :(

May 7, 2013

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The "dans" trap is getting crowded: count me in, too. :(

September 5, 2013
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