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Is it as correct to say, Ce stylo est le mien, as,

Susan

Kwiziq community member

1 October 2016

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Is it as correct to say, Ce stylo est le mien, as,

Ce stylo est à moi?

This relates to:
Expressing possession with être à -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

1 October 2016

1/10/16

Bonjour Susan,

"Ce stylo est le mien" is a bit awkward - "le mien" isn't used with the noun in the same clause. It's more for something like "Voilà ton stylo, et voici le mien," or else just "C'est le mien."

Susan

Kwiziq community member

1 October 2016

1/10/16

Bonjour Laura, et merci.

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