"Elles ont fouillé dans ce fichier."

Translation:They searched in this file.

April 9, 2018



Why is " I searched in that file" wrong.? How do you choose between this and that?

April 18, 2018


Tu n'as pas tort. C'est Duo.

May 7, 2018


Reported 21 April 2018.

April 21, 2018


Not "I", but "They". Both "this" & "that" are correct.

April 3, 2019


Quelle est la difference entre 'fichier' et 'dossier'?

April 9, 2018


see this short video to find out the difference


April 9, 2018


difference between chercher and fouiller

chercher is a transitive verb whereas fouiller can be used transitively or intransitively

chercher means to look for (Je cherche mes clés. - I'm looking for my keys).

chercher can also mean to look up (such as to look up something in a dictionary)

fouiller when used transitively means to search (as in when a security guard searches you to determine if you have a concealed weapon).

fouiller can also mean to rummage when used intransitively

so consider these two sentences

Il a fouillé dans mon sac - He searched my bag (the security guard searched my bag to see if there was anything untoward hidden in it)

j'ai cherché mon sac - I searched for my bag (which I had mislaid)

June 20, 2018


Could this be "Elles en fouillaient dans ce fichier", they were searching for it in this file?

May 1, 2019
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