Dimanche, .... ou Le dimanche, .... ?

IanC1Kwiziq community member

Dimanche, .... ou Le dimanche, .... ?

In the correction list offered, I was surprised to see "Le dimanche".

Is there a particular reason why this is correct here since the text implies only the one Sunday, not all Sundays?

Asked 6 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Ian,

In that particular case (talking of that specific weekend), you can use the article to convey that -

"On (the) Sunday, they did ..."

Take a look at the link below: 

In both cases when mentioning the day of the week, they used an article, but the lesson states that when speaking of a specific day, one does not use

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Bonjour Ian,

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/dimanche

Depending upon context, Le dimanche can simply express the day after Saturday which is what the lesson seems to be suggesting.

Bonne journée

Jim

Ian asked:View original

Dimanche, .... ou Le dimanche, .... ?

In the correction list offered, I was surprised to see "Le dimanche".

Is there a particular reason why this is correct here since the text implies only the one Sunday, not all Sundays?

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