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

Grammar help #1

Hello again community! Can you please explain me:

  1. Le roi a-t-il du pouvoir ? Why should I use 'du' here?

2.C'est une possibilité parmi d'autres. Why can't I use 'des autres' here?

Thanks in advance, lingnots to everyone helping☜(゚ヮ゚☜)

April 16, 2020

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

1. Du is a partitive article, used for an amount of something. You use it when you could say some in english

2. Des becomes de before an adjective.


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

Great, thanks for clarifying, never noticed that I make mistakes like that even after long period of studying french.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Summerstor5
  1. "pouvoir" en ce cas est un nom. "the king, has he some power?"
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