aussie bien que

GlenC1Kwiziq community member

aussie bien que

The use of "aussi bien que" puzzles me.  Wouldn't "ainsi que" be the correct usage in this context such as:

L'Angleterre, ainsi que la France, a combattu l'Allemagne en 1914.England, as well as France, fought Germany in 1914. 
In contrast, "aussi bien que", means a comparison of abilities such as:
L'Angleterre a combattu l'Allemagne aussi bien que la France en 1914.England fought Germany as well as (as efficiently as) France in 1914.

Asked 10 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I think you are right. There doesn't seem to be any 'comparison' going on here; rather it is a list of countries that 'additionally/also' follow/do the same scheduling of la fête des Méres.

aussie bien que

The use of "aussi bien que" puzzles me.  Wouldn't "ainsi que" be the correct usage in this context such as:

L'Angleterre, ainsi que la France, a combattu l'Allemagne en 1914.England, as well as France, fought Germany in 1914. 
In contrast, "aussi bien que", means a comparison of abilities such as:
L'Angleterre a combattu l'Allemagne aussi bien que la France en 1914.England fought Germany as well as (as efficiently as) France in 1914.

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