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du when I use du

September 3, 2012

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du = de le

So, every time you want to say 'of a masculine noun', you use du instead of de le. For example, "Tu veux du riz?" (Do you want some rice?) or "Il est le meilleur ami du monde." (He is the best friend in the world.)

For further reference, try this http://french.about.com/od/grammar/a/de-vs-du-de-la-des.htm

September 3, 2012
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