"When you are alone?"

January 25, 2013


Is es-tu instead of tu es incorrect?

February 5, 2013

why "lorsquel êtes-vous seul?" is incorrect?

March 17, 2013

There is an ellipse in this sentence, because it is not a real question. The full question would be something like that:

  • vous faites ça lorsque vous êtes seul ?

In other words, the first part has been skipped, which is often the case in a running conversation, where you don't need to repeat what has been said because it is obvious. I agree that it is not obvious here, though.

March 17, 2013
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