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"We are writing a book."

Translation:Nous écrivons un livre.

March 11, 2013



They should have speaking exercises so you learn how to use the accent of the French


Me being American not knowing how to say it is hard


They used to have them


shouldn't the object of the sentence be used with "definite" form? i deduced that rule from the previous examples


To use a "definite" article, you need a "definite" noun:

  • We write the book of our life = nous écrivons le livre de notre vie, where "of our life"/"de notre vie" define the book.

Otherwise, it is about a book, one book, we have nothing more to define it, so in English and in French, the indefinite article is required.

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