"Do you drink?"

December 17, 2012


bois-tu? what is the difference

December 17, 2012

Bois-tu? literally means "you drink?" whereas Et vous? means "and you?" And Buvez-nous? is incorrect "we drink?" but using the "you" (plural) form of drink. If it were Buvez-vous? that would be correct, plural, and another option

December 19, 2012

You in singular: Bois-tu. × You in plural: Buvez-vous.

December 22, 2012

Tu bois? was acceptable. shrugs

December 28, 2012

Vous is the formal, tu the informal

December 28, 2012

Vous is also plural (ie. if you are asking a group of people if they drink) and Tu is singular (ie. asking one person if they drink).

January 5, 2013
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