My typical snowy day

ShreyA1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

My typical snowy day

Bonjour Madame,

The final text at the end reads-“Je m’assois dans mon canapé.”

Should it not be ‘sur’ ? (For saying - I sit on the sofa)

Merci d’avance !

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Varsha,

Well  spotted! That’s an interesting point much debated on forums ...

You can say both but for me the difference is in the type of sitting you are doing . You will use ‘sur’ if you are quite upright like, 

Je m’assois sur un banc, sur une chaise, sur un tabouret (a bench, a chair, a stool).

In the context of the cosyness aspect required, ‘dans’ fits better, you would use it for an armchair too -

...dans un fauteuil 

Hope this helps

ShreyA1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Understood the subtle difference !

Merci Beaucoup Madame Cécile !

My typical snowy day

Bonjour Madame,

The final text at the end reads-“Je m’assois dans mon canapé.”

Should it not be ‘sur’ ? (For saying - I sit on the sofa)

Merci d’avance !

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