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le saviez-vous

"le saviez vous" - is it possible to say "saviez-vous cela" instead? If not, why? If yes, then is there any difference in meaning (nuance)?

February 6, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LUKE_980

le saviez vous is did you know saviez-vous cela is did you know that


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

I don't think I have ever seen "Saviez-vous cela" used.

Example:

Pierre had his driving licence removed yesterday. Did you know?
Pierre s'est fait retirer son permis hier. Le saviez-vous ?

OR, with the information provided in a single sentence:

Did you know that Pierre had his licence removed yesterday?
Saviez-vous que Pierre s'est fait retirer son permis hier ?

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