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avoir du mal à or avoir beau de + infinitive

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avoir du mal à or avoir beau de + infinitive

Could one also say, "Le matin j'avais beau de me reveiller?"

Asked 2 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

"Avoir beau" has quite a different meaning in French and is not the opposite of "avoir du mal à".

J'ai beau faire... -- No matter how hard I try ...

 

avoir du mal à or avoir beau de + infinitive

Could one also say, "Le matin j'avais beau de me reveiller?"

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