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

"J'aime les robes, enfin, pas toutes !"

March 4, 2013

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

This sentence doesn't make sense in English


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

I agree. A better translation would be “I like dresses; well, not all of them”.


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

Or - "I don't like the dresses; at least, not all of them."


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

Yeah the thing which gives the sentence meaning is the punctuation. it should be a semicolon and not a comma.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/deldar182

Yeah... it should be more like "at least, some of them"


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

Why is it 'les robes" and not "des robes?"


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

If you're referring to dresses in general, you use the definite article. I agree with others, however, that this is a pretty weird sentence in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chrissy77

it would make more sense with "at least" to say: "most of them" not "not all of them." So the better translation would be: "I like dresses, at least, most of them." OR you could say: "I like dresses, but actually, not all of them."

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