Ce matin, elle en a trouvé une sous le sèche-cheveux

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Ce matin, elle en a trouvé une sous le sèche-cheveux

Hello. In the Week 29 B1 writing test, the above sentence appears as a translation for 'This morning, she found one under the hairdryer.' To begin with I was confused by the phrase appearing to have two objects. But after thinking about it could this sentence be read as: 'This morning, she found one (of them) under the hairdryer.' ~Thanks for your help
Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Andy ! Yes, that's exactly how this sentence works literally. In French, you need to mention the thing that the quantity refers to, otherwise something is missing (She found one what?). See the related lesson: En with quantities = Of them (adverbial pronoun) I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !

Ce matin, elle en a trouvé une sous le sèche-cheveux

Hello. In the Week 29 B1 writing test, the above sentence appears as a translation for 'This morning, she found one under the hairdryer.' To begin with I was confused by the phrase appearing to have two objects. But after thinking about it could this sentence be read as: 'This morning, she found one (of them) under the hairdryer.' ~Thanks for your help

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