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"Pendant que nous mangeons."

December 27, 2012

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

What is the use of que in this sentence?


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

"Pendant que" together are a phrase that means "while". Que does not have an individual role in the sentence but merely acts in conjunction with pendant.


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

oh another while, along with alors and tandis :)

does it also come in two contexts, as these two do - temporal and relational?


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

so pendant is 'during', pendant que is 'while' ?


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

They need to include "que" as part of "pendant" when peeking.


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

I translated the fragment as "during which we eat". It is marked as wrong.

Anyone got any thoughts on that?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/amisc
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out of all the sentences in the world, i sure wish duo would pick less fragmented and non-sensical ones. :)

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