de même que

HarryC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

de même que

I used "de même qu'". Can you explain why this isn't correct in this context, please?

Asked 1 week ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Harry,

I think that you will find this link useful:-

http://bdl.oqlf.gouv.qc.ca/bdl/gabarit_bdl.asp?t1=1&id=5102

Hope it helps.

Jim

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The lesson is about using "ainsi que", so that's what is expected.

"De même que" is also a comparative phrase, which is very similar in meaning to "ainsi que". It has a bit of a stronger comparative flavor than "ainsi que".

Ainsi que -- as well as. This is an additive phrase, like "and".
De même que -- like. This is a comparative phrase.

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Harry, 

Could you give us your full sentence?

de même que

I used "de même qu'". Can you explain why this isn't correct in this context, please?

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