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"Friend him on Facebook; that will please him."

Translation:Ajoute-le sur Facebook, ça lui fera plaisir.

July 17, 2020

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

Ça lui plaira doesn't work?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/STRADS1551

I wonder why not. But it is not accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DX276ZKN

Still not accepted, and yet seems right, and "ça lui plaira" would be a useful formula for general use ... Could a moderator explain?


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

Can anyone explain the difference between «faire plaisir» and «plaisir» please?

EDIT: If anyone else is wondering about this, I found this on a different forum:

"If I say :

Ton cadeau me fait plaisir et il me plaît.

I'm not being redundant, I express two different ideas.

Ton cadeau me plaît : I'm talking about the present, I like it, I think it's nice, useful, etc.

Ton cadeau me fait plaisir : I'm talking about the gesture involved and not about the nature of the present. I appreciate receiving a gift from you, I'm happy about it. Faire plaisir allows you to express an emotion, a feeling."


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

I had same question, and Lawless French indicates that

  • "plaire" can be used to express liking something/someone

  • "faire plaisir" can be used to express pleasing someone, or making someone happy.

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/how-to-use-plaire-to-express-liking-something-someone


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

Why does lui go before fera and not after?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Daniel589120

I am still having problems understanding the concept of "friend" in these sentences!

If I "de-friend" someone do I say "soustraire"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/STRADS1551

Does DL accept "trombi" and "trombinoscope" for Facebook?

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