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"Faire des cadeaux a..."

N. Hilary (Shamrockhill)C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

"Faire des cadeaux a..."

This is a new expression for me for "giving a gift to someone". I know the expression, "faire quelque chose a quelqu'un" can be used in other ways such as "faire un calin a". 

Are there many other similar expressions and is there a lesson on this subject? 

Thank you for your help, as always.

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Shamrockhill, 

There are lots of expressions using the ubiquitous verb 'faire'.

 In this instance it is to give a gift to something but you can also use 'offrir un cadeau à quelqu'un.

Here is a video compiled by one of our partners but you will find a lot more online - 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvJ3QiwBBio

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The general expression is: faire qqc à qqn -- to do something to somebody. This is applicable to a wide range of things one can do to another person.

"Faire des cadeaux a..."

This is a new expression for me for "giving a gift to someone". I know the expression, "faire quelque chose a quelqu'un" can be used in other ways such as "faire un calin a". 

Are there many other similar expressions and is there a lesson on this subject? 

Thank you for your help, as always.

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