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"He washes something."

Translation:Il lave quelque chose.

3 years ago

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Why not "il quelque chose lave?"

3 years ago

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Because "quelque chose" is not a direct/indirect object, so you must put it after the verb.

If it would be: "He washes it." -> "it" is a direct object -> "Il le lave." / "Il la lave."

3 years ago