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De la?

"Je bois de la bier": why does it have both de and la. Prior to this I used either one to refer to the beer or just a beer.

August 30, 2012

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It's "la bière". "De la" in this case means "some of the" or a part of the whole. It would translate in English to "I am drinking beer" or "I am drinking some beer".

August 30, 2012
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