https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FrankAlexa208532

il joue de la guitar. Why can't you omit the "de"?

August 27, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Prenom.Pierre

In France, they do like this with all instruments.

It is the charm of a language to learn differences.

Il joue du piano, de la flûte, de l'accordéon, etc.

Why can you in english omit the preposition ?☺

August 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ngraner42

In America we say "I am in the hospital" while in Britain they say "I am in hospital". The "the" is not needed.

August 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Prenom.Pierre

Remarque intéressante.

August 28, 2017
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