Why "ses jambes" instead of "les jambes"?
My understanding was that you used definitive articles, not possesive
Freeform Writing Exercise A1
To say :
her legs hurt
the two possibilities given are -
Elle a mal aux jambes
and this is the accompanying Kwiziq lesson -
where you use -
avoir mal + the definite article + the part of the body
ses jambes lui font mal
which is another way of saying the same thing where you use
the possessive + part of the body with faire mal
Mes yeux/mes genoux/mes oreilles me font mal = My eyes/ my knees/ my ears hurt me
with an interesting construction
What hurts + indirect object pronoun + faire mal
Hope this helps!
Thank you for the response. It clarified my question exactly.
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