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

"You can buy whichever you like, but not both."

March 26, 2013

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

Why would the sentence "Vous pouver acheter celle que vous aimer, mas pas les deux" be wrong? If I wanna buy 2 vases? §


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

You seem to have forgotten the correct conjugation of "vous" which has a -z ending for all verbs of the 1st group (infinitives in -er).

"Vous pouvez acheter celle que vous aimez, mais pas les deux" is correct, but not about two vases, since this noun in masculine.


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

Was it actually "acheter" in the answer or did I just put in this mistake when I was rewriting the phrase. For the noun, right, I thought about the German "die Vase", instead of French le vase.


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

I am wondering the same thing. What if the items were feminine ?


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

Only the first item would be in the feminine form: vous pouvez acheter celle que vous aimez, mais pas les deux (deux is invariable)


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

How would you translate my suggestion: Vous pouvez acheter n'importe quel, mais pas les deux.


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

it is not correct because you used adjective "quel" without a noun, so you have to use the pronoun instead.

  • vous pouvez acheter n'importe LEQUEL* mais pas les deux

  • or LAQUELLE


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

Could you exchange aimez for voulez?

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