"I eat the sugar."

March 13, 2013


i don't think your dentist will be thrilled

March 27, 2013

Why not "Je mange du sucre"?

March 14, 2013

"the" translates in "le" and vice-versa.

March 16, 2013

When do you use "je mange du"?

April 22, 2013

when you get "I eat sugar", which means an undefined quantity of sugar, translated in French by the partitive construction with preposition de+ definite article:

je mange du sucre (du = contraction of de+le)

je mange de la soupe

April 23, 2013

Why isn't "sucre" feminine if it ends in e?

March 18, 2013

Not all words ending in -e are feminine. Genders are not determined by the actual form of the word, although there are a number of patterns you might find useful:

March 18, 2013
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