Inconnues à / de

MatthewC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Inconnues à / de

Bonjour,

The online Collins dictionary gives the translation of 'être inconnu(e) à qn' meaning to be unknown to someone, which I used in the response. The correction provided for 'inconnues de' and this was confirmed by my big Collins Robert dictionary. Could anyone shed some light on the difference between à or de in this context please?

Merci beaucoup :-) 

Asked 2 years ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Matthew,

You may like to try this link, which I think will help with your query.

http://bdl.oqlf.gouv.qc.ca/bdl/gabarit_bdl.asp?t1=1&id=4424

Hope it helps.

Jim

MatthewC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thanks Jim, that is very helpful. 

Matthew asked:View original

Inconnues à / de

Bonjour,

The online Collins dictionary gives the translation of 'être inconnu(e) à qn' meaning to be unknown to someone, which I used in the response. The correction provided for 'inconnues de' and this was confirmed by my big Collins Robert dictionary. Could anyone shed some light on the difference between à or de in this context please?

Merci beaucoup :-) 

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