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"The man likes chocolate."

Translation:L'homme aime le chocolat.

March 9, 2013

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

D'oh! I can't seem to wrap my head around when to use "du" and "le". Why is it le in this instance?


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

Because it is a "generality": the man likes chocolate (in general)-> l'homme aime LE chocolat

If it were a "partitive": the man eats (some) chocolate (a piece of)-> l'homme mange DU chocolat (contraction of de-le)


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

:( i put chocolate

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