Inclusion of "lui" in answer.

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William

Kwiziq community member

23 February 2018

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Inclusion of "lui" in answer.

I am puzzled by the inclusion of "lui" in this question. The question was "You had been able to say goodbye. A possible translation is "Tu avais pu dire au revoir"

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate pouvoir in Le Plus-que-parfait (pluperfect tense)"

Chris

Kwiziq community member

24 February 2018

24/02/18

I am not sure what your question is. Maybe it's this?

Tu avais pu lui dire au revoir. -- You had been able to say goodbye to him.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Chris

Kwiziq community member

24 February 2018

24/02/18

I am not sure what your question is. Maybe it's this?

Tu avais pu lui dire au revoir. -- You had been able to say goodbye to him.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

23 June 2018

23/06/18

Hi William,

In the lesson , I think it is, "Tu avais pu leur dire au revoir....".

It is just , "You were able to say goodbye to them..." rather than just to say goodbye as you suggest. Just a bit more precise.

Hope this helps!

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