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Aux or au?

When does one use each? Because I don't get it.

August 16, 2012

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

"Aux" is a contraction of "à" and "les" (plural definite article, masculine or feminine), "au" is a contraction of "à" and "le" (singular definite article, masculine).

Examples:

Je pense aux gâteaux. - > I think about the cakes. (more than one cake)

Je pense au gâteau. - > I think about the cake. (just one cake)


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

Aux is plural (à + les), while au is singular (à + le).

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