https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lilmoose17

"He wants to put his book on the table."

March 21, 2013

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lilmoose17

why not mettre?

March 21, 2013

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

Hm, I would rather use "poser" for an object you hold in your hand and then put it on a support, which is the case here.

"mettre" can be used for the English "put", but more for clothes you put on, or objects you put inside something.

That said, it's bad habit in common French to use "mettre" for a lot of actions ^^.

March 22, 2013

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

Could be another possibility.

March 21, 2013
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