Lesson: I don’t find them anywhere. I wrote Je n’en trouve nulle part, which I’m told is an acceptable answer. Why is it wrong? Thanks.
There is a difference between -
Des masques? Je n'en trouve nulle part = Masks? I can't find any, anywhere
Les masques que j'ai achetés ----> Je ne les trouve nulle part = I can't find them anywhere ( the masks I bought)
Hope this helps!
Thanks, however without more context, en could be correct. Another question in this same lesson accepted en to mean them: il s’en occupe tout de suite: he takes care of it right away or he takes care of them right away. Thanks for your help.
In the case of your second example -
il s'en occupe tout de suite
it is because the verb is s'occuper de quelque chose.
The following Kwiziq lesson on the use of 'en' to replace de + phrase will shed more light on the matter :
En can replace de + [phrase] (French Adverbial Pronouns)
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