"They want beer with their sandwiches."
Translation:Ils veulent de la bière avec leurs sandwichs.
April 11, 2018
"De+le" has to be contracted to "du". "Du" and "de la" must be used before any uncountable noun with the meaning of "some". If the next word starts with a vowel sound, "du" and "de la" are replaced with "de l'" to ease pronunciation.
- du vin (masc) = (some) wine
- de la bière (fem) = (some) beer
- de l'eau (fem - starting with a vowel) = (some) water
- de l'argent (masc - starting with a vowel) = (some) money