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les baskets vs les chaussures de sport

CamilaA0Kwiziq community member

les baskets vs les chaussures de sport

what is the difference between these two?

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

les baskets -- sneakers
Les chaussures de sport -- sport shoes

Les baskets is used the same way you would use "sneakers" in English. Les chaussures de sport is a more general way to mean footwear for sport.

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Les baskets are specific to Basket Ball at least that was the original design intention.

Les chaussures de sport are sneaker/trainers more general sports-related, not specific.

I suspect these days there is more of a fashion element at play rather than outright specific to sport usage.

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