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The placement of grammatical objects in French

I am not quite sure about this and therefore want to check it with the community. I have noticed that if the grammatical object is a noun, the word order is subject-predicative-object: Je mange une pomme. However, it seems that when the object is a pronoun, the word order is subject-object-predicative: Je la mange. Is it really so or have I misunderstood this matter? Thankful for any help!

April 16, 2018



The word order you described is correct. Word order is different between French and English in different situations, like this one.


OK, thank you for confirming!

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