Is this correct?

MarkC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Is this correct?

J'aime quand vous riez... I like it when you laugh.

Why is this not je l'aime quand vous riez

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Mark, 

You could say at a pinch -

J'aime ça quand tu ries/vous riez 

but 

Je l'aime

is not .

J'aime quand vous riez

 is sufficient though.

Hope this helps!

 

 

MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Yes, the French is correct. The ‘it’ that is commonly included in English is not needed in French. 

Literally the French is “I like (what)” - “I like (when you laugh/are laughing)”. 

MarkC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Thanks Cécile.. clearly trying to translate too literally.

Is this correct?

J'aime quand vous riez... I like it when you laugh.

Why is this not je l'aime quand vous riez

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