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DanielleC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

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How would you say "I'm going to get my nails done today." ? I thought "Je vais me faire faire les ongles aujourd'hui ", but am not sure.

Asked 3 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

That sounds good!

ChrisC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Really? 'faire faire'? Not 'je vais faire les ongles?'

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

No, je vais faire mes ongles means “I’m going to do my nails”. The second faire expresses that you’ll have it done for you. 

Causitive in the close future...

How would you say "I'm going to get my nails done today." ? I thought "Je vais me faire faire les ongles aujourd'hui ", but am not sure.

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