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"Il boit l'eau."

December 23, 2012

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

It's "he drinks water".


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

"He drinks THE water". For correct translation, when you see "la/le/les" - you should translate it as "the".


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

It should be 'Il boit DE l'eau', otherwise this sentence is incorrect.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/samm98

No, because l'eau means THE water. the l' means the


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mg19

how do i know whether to use bois or boit? there is a chart to follow but i have forgotten


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

Always use "boit" with "Il", for "he drinks". "bois" goes with first and second person singular (Je, tu). Interestingly, in French, no verb that goes with "Il" (3rd person singular) will end in "-s"


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

Thanks for posting this tip. This was something that always confused me at first, but thanks to this tip it comes naturally now.

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