"Il boit l'eau."

December 23, 2012


It's "he drinks water".

December 23, 2012

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

December 25, 2012

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

December 26, 2012

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

January 6, 2013

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

January 16, 2013

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"

January 16, 2013

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

January 22, 2013
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