So "dont" cannot be used in any of the phrases?

Michele

Kwiziq community member

2 July 2016

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So "dont" cannot be used in any of the phrases?

This relates to:
À + qui, auquel, à laquelle = to whom, what, which (relative pronouns) -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

2 July 2016

2/07/16

Bonjour Michele, No, dont can't be used because it always replaces de + something. None of these phrases include de.

Robert

Kwiziq community member

27 May 2017

27/05/17

I'm struggling to differentiate between "The girl you are thinking of ..." in this exam and the example: Le garçon de qui / duquel / dont tu parles, est très gentil. The boy you are speaking of (of whom you are speaking), is very nice.

Robert

Kwiziq community member

27 May 2017

27/05/17

Sorry, I misquoted the question : The person I'm thinking of makes me happy.

J

Kwiziq community member

1 July 2017

1/07/17

Could you please elaborate further on why 'dont' cannot be used for 'ce problème...'? My understanding is that one could say 'je n'ai aucune compréhension de cela', so why is it 'auquel'?

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