"Je suis fort, du fait que je suis un homme."

Translation:I am strong, because I am a man.

December 17, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/steveo1136

why is 'du fait que' not 'du fait qu' if we're talking about a man? is it because its first person?

December 17, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/lpacker

It isn't "qu'" because of masculine gender, but because "il" begins with a vowel. Since "je" begins with a consonant, it would be "du fait que je". Moreover, if we were to say "because she..." it would be "du fait qu'elle..."

February 14, 2013
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