"Offrir" should be as good as "acheter".

TomA2Kwiziq community member

"Offrir" should be as good as "acheter".

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Tom,

You wouldn’t use ‘offrir’ in the context of sweets but if your grand-mère bought you something more substantial you might say -

Ma grand-mère m’a offert une jolie montre = My grand mother has bought me a lovely watch 

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

"She used to buy us sweets" would use the verb acheter. If you said "Elle nous offrait des bonbons" it would be more like "She used to give us sweets."

"Offrir" should be as good as "acheter".

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