"When it rains, Dad takes them there by car."

Translation:Quand il pleut, Papa les y amène en voiture.

July 11, 2020

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

I am confused about when to use the verbs 'emmener' and 'amener'. Can anyone explain this to me please?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CarlGraing1

Duo accepts either here. Larousse, for what its worth, translates emmener as to take and amener as to bring.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

Re: "Quand il pleut, Papa les y amène en voiture." Dianne_Batten: Take a look at this link regarding difference between "emmener" and "amener"... https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/35832144


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

Amener : Vers un endroit précis. Et on quitte la personne une fois à destination. Dans la pratique, on utilise souvent l'un ou l'autre, indifféremment.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

We don't know whether Papa will remain with the children or just drop them off. So, how do you know whether or not emmener is correct?


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

Je suis complètement d'accord avec vous. Les informations ne sont pas suffisantes.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/tenalice1

It's irrelevant. He is taking them away from here to there, so it should be emmener. However the original French is better as it is the destination that matters so amener is better, it's just a bad translation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alex247537

Quand il pleut, le pere les y amène en voiture. Why is this not accepted?


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

Le pere is "the father", not papa or dad.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kathy62812

At the read and respond question no options are offered. Therefore i can't progress. Please sort out this problem

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