How can an always intransive cerb and an always transitive verb be used interchandeably? E.g. Partir/quitter à midi.

GlenC1Kwiziq community member

How can an always intransive cerb and an always transitive verb be used interchandeably? E.g. Partir/quitter à midi.

If ‘Partir’ is always intransitive and ‘Quitter’ is always transitive, how come both ‘partir/quitter à midi’ work here? Thanks to anyone who can clear up my confusion on this. Glen
Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Glen,

I can only find 'partir à midi' accepted here.

You might have heard 'quitter' used in this way but  ' le travail/le bureau' is implied normally.

Hoping this answers your question.

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

How can an always intransive cerb and an always transitive verb be used interchandeably? E.g. Partir/quitter à midi.

If ‘Partir’ is always intransitive and ‘Quitter’ is always transitive, how come both ‘partir/quitter à midi’ work here? Thanks to anyone who can clear up my confusion on this. Glen

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