Can you use gerund to replace infinitives in j'aime/j'adore sentences?

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Can you use gerund to replace infinitives in j'aime/j'adore sentences?

Eg. Can you say J'aime mangeant instead of J'aime manger

Asked 2 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sisbro, 

The answer is no,  not in French.

J'adore manger = I love eating 

J'adore raconter des blagues = I love telling jokes

J'aime partir en vacances I love going on holiday

Bonne Continuation !

Can you use gerund to replace infinitives in j'aime/j'adore sentences?

Eg. Can you say J'aime mangeant instead of J'aime manger

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