outside? en dehors de versus à l'extérieur de please explain.

JimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

outside? en dehors de versus à l'extérieur de please explain.

Asked 2 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour Jim ! Thank you very much for this question, which highlighted some confusion in the original lesson. Indeed, "à l'extérieur de" is the way to express "outside *location*". Thanks to you, I've updated the lesson to make it much clearer, and address the distinction with "en dehors de". Please have a look: À côté de, en face de, à l'extérieur de, à l'intérieur de, près de, loin de, au coin de (prepositions) I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
JimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Salut Aurélie, Many thanks for the clarification I needed to understand the nuance and you have helped with that point. Best wishes, Alan (Jim)
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