On peut dire aussi "Je puis", je crois. Mais c'est pas accepté dans les quiz. Pourquoi?

Jose

Kwiziq community member

30 September 2017

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On peut dire aussi "Je puis", je crois. Mais c'est pas accepté dans les quiz. Pourquoi?

This relates to:
Conjugate pouvoir in Le Présent (present tense) -

Gruff

Kwiziq language super star

30 September 2017

30/09/17

Hi Jose - "Je puis" is an archaic form that is almost never used except in very formal situations (mostly written). You would use "Puis-je ... ?" as a question, but in almost all cases "Je peux ..." is the correct way to say "I can". In the context of the sentences in the kwizzes, "Je puis" isn't really correct because it would sound strange.

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