Missing audio “de”?

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Missing audio “de”?

In “Salut Mathilde, ça te dirait de passer au magasin de fripes au kilo ?” Is the 2nd “de” really there in the audio, or is it in fact just “…au magasin fripes…”?
Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Brian, 

I have listened to the sentence and indeed the 'de' is elided  as is often the case in spoken French.

What you hear is -

"... au magasin 'd'fripes "

As this is C1 level I suspect it was left there for authenticity.

For more information take a look at this interesting article from TV5 monde :

https://apprendre.tv5monde.com/en/aides/pronunciation-elision-and-deletion

Bonne Continuation !

Missing audio “de”?

In “Salut Mathilde, ça te dirait de passer au magasin de fripes au kilo ?” Is the 2nd “de” really there in the audio, or is it in fact just “…au magasin fripes…”?

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