While studying with a french article online, I found this sentence driving me crazy for 3 days....... I would greatly greatly appreciate for any help...
Im wondering how "dont" works in the sentence.. Does it mean "including"? Or is it "de + qui/que"??
The word "certains" comes right after the "dont" causes more frustration to me.... Cuz i cannot figure out the reason for that....
Im also wondering why the adverb "impossible" is there without the verb "être"... Does French omit "qui est" like English "which is"?
Just to add to Chris' answer, the following Kwiziq lesson deals with this usage of 'dont' -
I couldn't find the sentence you're referring to. It would be quite helpful if you could post it.
Thank you for your reply. I did not realise the sentence is missing from my original posting. This is the sentence.......
"Les légumes contiennent des minéraux, dont certains impossibles à trouver ailleurs."
And i found another similar sentence from a dictionary, trying to find out an answer for my question..
" Elle apportera de nombreux avantages, dont certains immédiats "
Even for this second sentence, i still dont understand the "dont certains" part and why the adverb "immediats" comes after the word "certains" without "être"....
Les légumes contiennent des minéraux, dont certains impossibles à trouver ailleurs. -- Vegetables contain minerals, of which some are impossible to find elsewhere.
Elle apportera de nombreux avantages, dont certains immédiats. -- It will bring many benefits, including some immediate ones.
You can think of dont as referring to a subset of a previously mentioned group.
Thank you Chris and Cécile for your reply and explanation!!!
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