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"Celle-ci est à lui, celui-là est à moi"

If I use "le mien" or "le leur", does anything change? And what's the difference between "le mien" and "à moi" ?

1 year ago

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"Le mien" = "celui qui est à moi".

So, in that sentence, you can use both without a difference.

As a side note, notice that "le mien" must agree with what it represents. "Celles-ci sont les miennes" for instance.

1 year ago

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Merci beaucoup pour votre réponse :)

1 year ago

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le mien is a pronoun, it means mine as in my one.

à moi means something like to me as in belonging to me.

The first is used like a noun, the second is used a bit like an adjective

1 year ago

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I get it. For example: Est-ce qu'on voit la mienne? Not à moi. Am I right?

1 year ago

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Right

1 year ago
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