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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Keith264635

Elle parle beaucoup des (de + les) pâtes: (Translation) She speaks a lot about the pasta.

Hi all, I'm rather new to learning French so this may be an easy answer, but it's stumped me. Where does the about come from in the French sentence?

Thanks!

August 15, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

Well, the literal translation would be: "She speaks a lot of the pasta" and "about" can be inserted where the word "of" is. Sounds much more natural, I think.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Keith264635

That's what I was thinking but I was wondering if I was missing some rule. Thank you for the answer though! That makes complete sense. Cheers.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Midnightwards666

Parler de - talk about.

Parler à - talk to.

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