Can I use "Il sent mal."?


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14 July 2016

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Can I use "Il sent mal."?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Expressing how you are with aller (greetings)"


Kwiziq language super star

14 July 2016


Bonjour Kiattiyos !

"Il sent mal" could only be used in a very specific context to mean "He smells wrong", i.e. that person has a problem with their sense of smell.

To say "He smells bad" (i.e. he stinks), you would use "Il sent mauvais", and to say "He feels bad", it would be "Il se sent mal".
Have a look at the related lesson:

I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !


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4 February 2017


Will I ever learn all this?


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19 April 2017


Don't give up. I suck too. But i'm not giving up

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