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Kwiziq community member
23 January 2019
A small French correction.
There is a line in this comprehension as - “Ça n’entraîne pas des frais très très importants.”
Should it not be ‘de’ ? I am taught that whenever negative comes, then indefinite article ‘des’ changes to ‘de’. Being a beginner, I may be incorrect . Please provide further clarification.
Bonne journée !
This question relates to:French interactive reading exercise "Rentrée scolaire - limiter les dépenses"
Kwiziq language super star
24 January 2019
You can actually say both “ .....pas des/de frais très très importants” here.
I am not aware there is a particular reason as the verb is not ‘être’ or a verb of state.
You would have to say for instance:
“ Ce ne sont pas des leçons très difficiles” you cannot say ‘de’ in that case.
Here is the lesson pertinent to that subject -
Hope this helps!
25 January 2019
Thank you for your explanation. But I want to ask which of the following sentences ‘de/des’ frais is grammatically correct ?
28 January 2019
They both are as you can say both....
Merci Madame Cécile !
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