"....nos jambes a notre cou !" Pourquoi est-ce que le mot "cou", n'est pas en forme pluriel?

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maxine

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29 November 2018

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"....nos jambes a notre cou !" Pourquoi est-ce que le mot "cou", n'est pas en forme pluriel?

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French interactive reading exercise "La main dans le sac"

Chris

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30 November 2018

30/11/18

French differs a bit from English in this respect. In French, the focus is more on the single person. ...our legs at our neck: one person has one neck. In English you would say ... our legs at our necks, arguing that there are multiple persons and hence more than one neck. Not so in French.

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