Could you clarify the distinction between quelquefois and parfois please?

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Could you clarify the distinction between quelquefois and parfois please?

Asked 9 months ago
PaulC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

I think both are very similar and can be used interchangeably, with “parfois” being a bit more common in everyday use, but if you really wanted to distinguish between them, I think you could see “parfois” as “sometimes” (a vague number) and “quelquefois” as “some times”  (a little bit more concrete or distinct number that you could possibly count)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Could you clarify the distinction between quelquefois and parfois please?

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