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"Whenever he is alone, he reads."

Translation:Lorsqu'il est seul, il lit.

March 31, 2018



Is it possible to say: N’importe quand qu’il est seul, ...

July 21, 2018


i would like to know too.

November 12, 2018


Lorsque =whenever here, other sentences in this same unit disallow whenever, and only accept when. Can someone please explain this?

October 11, 2018


Hmm. The sentences that I see do allow both "whenever" and "when" since they are pretty interchangeable for "lorsque." If you come across an example where it isn't allowed, but it makes sense to do so, please report it.

October 12, 2018


Hi, I think I did report at least one.. If memory serves, the sentence was when the boy eats, the girl eats.. whenever was not allowed.

October 12, 2018


Hmm. I can't seem to find that particular sentence.

October 14, 2018


"Toujours quand il est seul, il lit" expresses whenever. I thought both quand and lorsque both meant when.

December 21, 2018


Why is "Alors qu'il est seul" not accepted ?

February 10, 2019


Mostly Duo marks the translation of "lorsque" as "whenever" as wrong. I should think that it would be one way or the other...but it is Duo's program!

June 27, 2019
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