Quiz question 'Je suis en vacances du neuf au treize juillet.'

Quiz question 'Je suis en vacances du neuf au treize juillet.'

Shouldn't the quiz question use the de (vs du) form because we're talking about specific dates? It seems unlikely I would have the 9th thru 13th off every year?
Asked 1 year ago
AurélieKwiziq language super star
Bonjour William ! The lesson explains that you need "du...au..." when the expression would normally use "le", which is the case for dates: You say "le 9 juillet" or "le 13 juillet", therefore you will use "de + le (du)... à + le (au) ...." with dates. Have a look at this related lesson: https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/how-dates-are-expressed-in-french I hope that's helpful! À bientôt !
Merci Aurélie pour l'explication...! Bon week-end!

Quiz question 'Je suis en vacances du neuf au treize juillet.'

Shouldn't the quiz question use the de (vs du) form because we're talking about specific dates? It seems unlikely I would have the 9th thru 13th off every year?

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