Aller faire les courses ou faire les courses

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Aller faire les courses ou faire les courses

I note the examples of needing to go shopping use 

J’ai besoin d’aller faire les courses. Je dois aller faire les courses.

Another lesson on shopping used faire les courses without a preceding “aller”. Is there a difference in meaning?b.

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

No real difference. It is a bit like "to go shopping" and "to do the shopping".

Aller faire les courses ou faire les courses

I note the examples of needing to go shopping use 

J’ai besoin d’aller faire les courses. Je dois aller faire les courses.

Another lesson on shopping used faire les courses without a preceding “aller”. Is there a difference in meaning?b.

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