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Kwiziq community member
5 May 2018
in the example “ça ne sent pas la rose là-dedans” is translated as “it smells nasty in here”. Formerly I had understood “là-dedans” to mean in there. Is it both or am I just wrong. Sorry, I know this is getting off on a bit of a bunny trail...
This question relates to:French lesson "Using 'sentir' to describe senses"
Kwiziq language super star
6 May 2018
Although technically 'là-dedans' would be 'in there', if you walked into someone's bedroom and it smelled bad you would use the same expression meaning 'in here'.
It seems a bit more flexible in French...
Hope this helps!
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