definite article

JackC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

definite article

In the test question "' We want him to become a lawyer"'  translates to "' ...que il devienne avocat".   Why not un avocat?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Jack,

This is a particularity of the French language.

Take a look at the following lesson highlighting this fact :

https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/dont-use-indefinite-articles-with-professions

Hope this helps!

 

GeorgeC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Occupations, like lawyer, professor, streetcar driver, don't take articles. 

definite article

In the test question "' We want him to become a lawyer"'  translates to "' ...que il devienne avocat".   Why not un avocat?

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