https://www.duolingo.com/smansfield

"Elle visite une personne malade."

December 22, 2012

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/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?

December 22, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

December 24, 2012

https://www.duolingo.com/OliJn

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

February 25, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

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

February 26, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jeffissimo

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

March 10, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf

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

March 11, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Chefie

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

March 24, 2013
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