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Elle

how can I tell if Elle means 'they' or 'she'?

February 16, 2018

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

"Elles" is they. "Elle" is she. They sound the same, but the other words in the sentence (especially the verb) will give you a clue as to which one it is.

e.g. "Elles sont" for they are, but "Elle est" for she is.

It's the same with il/ils.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Reading2.0

That's better than I did explaining that!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Reading2.0

Depends on the rest of the sentence I struggle with this too and I'm not good at explaining so I'll let someone else but I hope this helps a little...


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

See the verb to know if it's plural or singular.

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