contraction rules

SihanA2Kwiziq community member

contraction rules

Hi! I was translating the sentence "Marie invited Julie to go to a concert. 

And the right answer was "Marie a invité Julie à un concert". 

Can I know the reason for which "à" and "un" are not contracted here please? 

Thank you in advance. 

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sihan,

You do not contract à with un.

As the lesson indicates these contractions apply to à and de with the definite articles, le, les.

Hope this helps!

 

contraction rules

Hi! I was translating the sentence "Marie invited Julie to go to a concert. 

And the right answer was "Marie a invité Julie à un concert". 

Can I know the reason for which "à" and "un" are not contracted here please? 

Thank you in advance. 

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