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Could you explain when you would use en + le gérondif as opposed to tout en + le gérondif? Thanks!

Matilka

Kwiziq community member

29 March 2017

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Could you explain when you would use en + le gérondif as opposed to tout en + le gérondif? Thanks!

This relates to:
Forming Le Gérondif: en + '-ant' (while/by + -ing) -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

29 March 2017

29/03/17

Bonjour Matilka !

The expression "tout en" is simply a way to emphasise the simultaneity of action (*all the while* doing something).

À bientôt !

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