Je confonds. "She likes this book. HINT: Use ''plaire''

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D

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17 October 2018

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Je confonds. "She likes this book. HINT: Use ''plaire''

Je confonds. Pourquoi  "Ce livre plait a elle" ne vas pas mais "ce livre lui plait" correct? 

Merci

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Using "plaire" to express liking something / someone -

Chris

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18 October 2018

18/10/18

Because plaire needs an indirect object and the indirect object of elle is lui. 

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

18 October 2018

18/10/18

Hi D,

Ce livre plaît à elle is not correct French it is,

Ce livre lui plaît .

You could say: Ce livre plaît beaucoup à Elsa.

But if you use a pronoun it will need to be before the verb.

Take a look at the examples in the lesson for further explanation.

Hope this helps!

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