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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smansfield

"Elle visite une personne malade."

December 22, 2012

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/smansfield

I thought "rendre visite" was used for people whereas "visiter" was used for places. Or is this different because it is not a specific person?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

You're absolutely right. I actually posted a comment already a few weeks ago on this subject, but apparently, the sentence has not been changed since.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OliJn

could this not be elle visit un person malad? i.e. for visiting a sick man?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

No, it can't. "une personne" is always feminine, whether or not you are talking about a man or a woman.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jeffissimo

is 'elles visitent...' not also correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

Yes, because there is no difference in oral here. However, a liaison should be made between "visitent" and "elles" VISITEU-T-EL


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chefie

I made the same mistake ... i.e. using the plural - even slowed it down just to be sure

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