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3 May 2016
How would you say, "He does not have one car. He has two."?
Il n'a pas une voiture. Il en a deux.
This question relates to:French lesson "Un, une become de or d' in negative sentences (indefinite articles)"
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If you wanted to emphasise the number of cars he has, you could indeed say:"Il n'a pas une voiture. Il en a deux.", and even more colloquially, you could say:"Il n'a pas une voiture, mais deux !"
Thank you for pointing out that case, we added this distinction to the existing lesson:https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/revision/grammar/un-and-une-become-de-or-d-in-negative-sentences-indefinite-article
Merci et à bientôt !
13 May 2016
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