INDEED A VERY INTERESTING LANGUAGE but why do we use avoir instead of etre

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Daniel

Kwiziq community member

13 June 2018

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INDEED A VERY INTERESTING LANGUAGE but why do we use avoir instead of etre

This relates to:
Avoir faim / soif = To be hungry / thirsty -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

13 June 2018

13/06/18

Bonjour Daniel !

In French, the expression is literally "to have hunger / to have thirst", hence the use of "avoir" instead of "être"  :)

Bonne journée !

Daniel

Kwiziq community member

13 June 2018

13/06/18

Thank you very much Aurelie.

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