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

"Alors on suppose que c'est sa fille."

March 21, 2013

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

on suppose could also be "one supposes", no? albeit a bit formal


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

"Nous" is a bit more formal to describe a group than "on". We suppose can be translated as "Nous supposons" or "On suppose", whereas "one supposes" = "on suppose" only


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

Yes, though I believe jmulqueen is still correct.


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

That's what I wrote and Duo accepted it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gwm8923

why can't we use girl here instead of daughter?


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

Why is well one supposes that this is his girl incorrect?


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

Is "alors" ever used as "Well," not to mean healthy but just something you might start a sentence with colloquially, an interjection? I remember being taught so in 7th grade French. :)


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

Thanks for asking this -- I keep thinking of alors as an interjection at the beginning of sentences, and am thrown off that it is not, on Duo!


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

Could it possibly be translates as "So she is supposed to be his daughter." (just because of the general meaning of "on" in French)?

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