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Kwiziq community member
21 January 2019
The correct answer is given as What do they love? I thought that aimer is love when discussing people, therefore WHO makes more sense.
Should the correct answer be What do they LIKE?
What about Qu’adorent-ils?
This question relates to:French lesson "Questions: Que ... = What ... ?"
22 January 2019
As an interrogative pronoun, "que" is what and "qui" is who. Therefore, in the example given, it can only be "what do they like".
Qu'aiment-ils? -- What do they like (que --> qu')Qui aiment-ils? -- Whom do they like.
As I said, the answer given by kwiziq seems wrong, because it said LOVE.
The issue here is why LOVE was the answer.
Qu'aiment-ils is LIKE, Correct?
When it comes to things, to "love" or to "like" is almost synonymous: I love sugar vs. I like sugar. The former is, maybe, a bit more intense than the latter. And it is similar in French. Aimer can be translated as to love or to like, depending on context.
I was expecting something more "indepth" and specific than the obvious "what aimer can be defined as." I am well aware of the flexible use of this verb.
Kwiziq had an incorrect/lame answer. I'm trying to help but obviously that's not what this forum seems to be about.
Have a nice day.
I can't know what you are aware of or not, Darren. I try to help when I can. I am not part of the kwiziq team and simply volunteer my time. Sorry if you expected a better answer, I hope you'll get one.
Let’s just say my expectations for a precise answer haven’t been met, but the Kwiziq app sure knew what was “wrong” but apparently without any specific support behind it.
Not exactly a great experience.
Have you looked at this lesson?
Aimer = to love, like something / someone
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