des/les

MelissaA1Kwiziq community member

des/les

Could you say:

Il y a les chiens... to say there are dogs

and then say il y a des chiens... to say there are some dogs?

Asked 5 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Melissa,

There are dogs or

There are some dogs

is both 

Il y a des chiens , in French

'some' is often omitted in English but you cannot do this in French.

Hope this helps!

 

JoshA1Kwiziq community member

Il y a les chiens translates to "There are the dogs", and as above il y a des chiens can mean both "there are dogs" or "there are some dogs".

MorganA2Kwiziq community member

No. It's "Il y a des chiens."

des/les

Could you say:

Il y a les chiens... to say there are dogs

and then say il y a des chiens... to say there are some dogs?

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