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"Marie answers the phone."

Translation:Marie répond au téléphone.

May 1, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Aaron477807

Why "au" shouldn't it be "le/la telephone" ?


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

In french répondre takes an indirect object, that is to say it needs a preposition, and it will usually be à. In that sentence, that preposition being placed right before le (téléphone) it will become au téléphone. (à + le = au)

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