is de peur que is similar de crainte que?

is de peur que is similar de crainte que?

According to my understanding, they are similar, so we can use them as same in a sentence? ex : je me relave le verre de peur qu'il ne soit pas propre. ou de crainte qu'il ne soit pas propre. are they correct?
Asked 4 years ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour Ly Fen ! Yes indeed, "de peur que" means exactly the same as "de crainte que". Both are actually accepted as correct alternate answers in our quizzes, as they are synonyms. Thanks for your question! A bientôt !
OK, thank you.

Well, I got marked incorrect when I used de crainte que grammatically correctly.  Said had to use de peur que

is de peur que is similar de crainte que?

According to my understanding, they are similar, so we can use them as same in a sentence? ex : je me relave le verre de peur qu'il ne soit pas propre. ou de crainte qu'il ne soit pas propre. are they correct?

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