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The difference between une and de la

Compare the following two sentences. What is the difference in meaning? Il mange une tarte. Il mange de la tarte.

May 8, 2020

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

Il mange une tarte. —> one whole pie

Il mange de la tarte. —> A certain amount of pie (you don't know)

Il mange une part de tarte. —> one piece of pie


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

When you use the 'une' that means 'a' or 'one', meaning ’I eat a pie.’ The second sentence means almost the same, ’I eat pie.’ I may be wrong on something, I hope I helped.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kati673185

the second sentence means that you eat only a part of the cake


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/snaik1aketap3

une --> a (feminine) de la --> of the

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