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"How are you, girls?"

March 3, 2013

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

How do I know that I should have used "les filles" instead of "des filles" here?


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

If it is your first time with an address like this one, you were not supposed to know it. The French way to address a public is to use the definite article or another "determiner" like a possessive adjective:

  • comment ça va les filles ?
  • comment ça va, mon garçon ?

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

Ok thanks. Kind of makes sense...

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