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"Et que font ces groupes ?"

January 25, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ledohoanglong

Why it isn't "And what are those groups?"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LizS

The verb in the sentence is "font", a conjugation of "faire", meaning "to do" or "to make". If the question was asking what the groups "are", the verb used would be "etre" not "faire".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coru

When you hover over it duolingo says are or are in. very confusing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pranks1645

why can't I begin with and?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/varunk

Why not -- and what makes these groups?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arnauti

That would mean something different, you would then assume the groups to be an object, not a subject of the sentence. Generally in English it is pretty important to have the subject before the verb.

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