«Elle vient d'envoyer une lettre à son amie à Londres»
This question tests this lesson but includes the phrase "son amie" -- can that ever be correct?
If a noun starts with a vowel, the preceding possessive pronoun always takes the masculine form. This is to avoid the clash of two vowels, as in ma amie.
mon ami -- my (male) friendmon amie -- my (female) friendson idée -- her idea (l'ídée is a feminine noun)
You ask "can son amie be correct"
Amie refers to a friend male or female https://www.wordreference.com/fren/amie
So I say yes! it is correct.
The text is also correct above "envoyer (qch) à (qqn)
Has this answered you query?
Andrew, it is always correct - see lesson attached on using possessives followed by vowels or h muet. https://progress.lawlessfrench.com/my-languages/french/view/132
To be clear, the last example from Chris - “son idée’ - can be either ‘his idea’ or ‘her idea’. The possessive does not indicate the gender of the possessor in this situation, so context is needed to determine this.
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