direct object pronoun replacing adjectives

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direct object pronoun replacing adjectives

All the examples are with the verb ETRE.(TO BE). Is it correct to assume that this construct can work for ALL(??) 'copular' type verbs. I can't see it working with non 'copular type' verbs.

1)He looks great..and she does too == il a l'air bien et elle l'a l'air  aussi(not sure of this one)

2)The roses smell pleasant and the carnations smell pleasant too== les roses sentent agréables et les oeilets le sentent aussi(smells ok to me).

etc etc!!

3)what about a sentence like "she became angry then they became angry too== elle s'est mis en colere  ensuite ils le se sont mis (??)

Just asking 'for a friend' could you add a note in the lesson that the direct object pronoun occupies its usual place before the verb ...although it is acting like an adjective,

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Jameson,

Interesting question! Unfortunately, your examples are wrong and you cannot use a direct pronoun in those sentences.

Correct ones would be - 

1. Il a l'air bien et elle (a l'air bien) aussi 

2. Les roses sentent bon et les œillets ( sentent bon) aussi 

3. Elle s'est mise en colère et eux aussi ensuite (se sont mis en colère)

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direct object pronoun replacing adjectives

All the examples are with the verb ETRE.(TO BE). Is it correct to assume that this construct can work for ALL(??) 'copular' type verbs. I can't see it working with non 'copular type' verbs.

1)He looks great..and she does too == il a l'air bien et elle l'a l'air  aussi(not sure of this one)

2)The roses smell pleasant and the carnations smell pleasant too== les roses sentent agréables et les oeilets le sentent aussi(smells ok to me).

etc etc!!

3)what about a sentence like "she became angry then they became angry too== elle s'est mis en colere  ensuite ils le se sont mis (??)

Just asking 'for a friend' could you add a note in the lesson that the direct object pronoun occupies its usual place before the verb ...although it is acting like an adjective,

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