Passer par used with chez

HeatherB1Kwiziq community member

Passer par used with chez

When expressing the idea of passing by or popping into someone’s place is par always needed as well as chez? Examples in this lesson and the other on different uses of passer differ. 

Elle est passée chez Laurent hier. She passed by Laurent’s place yesterday.

Yann passera par chez Laura après le travail. Yann will pass by Laura’s place after work.

Asked 3 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Heather, 

To me it means something slightly different.

Passer chez quelqu'un means to pop into drop by someone's place 

Whereas passer par chez quelqu'un  / Paris / la rue St Honoré

is to go through, to go via or to pass by a place 

Hope this helps!

 

Passer par used with chez

When expressing the idea of passing by or popping into someone’s place is par always needed as well as chez? Examples in this lesson and the other on different uses of passer differ. 

Elle est passée chez Laurent hier. She passed by Laurent’s place yesterday.

Yann passera par chez Laura après le travail. Yann will pass by Laura’s place after work.

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