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Clouer vs enfoncer

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Clouer vs enfoncer

Could clouer and enfoncer be used interchangeably here or is there a subtle difference ?

Asked 2 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour G,

There is a slight difference: 

Clouer = to nail [sth] down (with a hammer)

Enfoncer = to hammer [sth] in

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

WilliamC1Kwiziq community member

Lol, j'ai fait les mêmes choses !

Clouer vs enfoncer

Could clouer and enfoncer be used interchangeably here or is there a subtle difference ?

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