Supporter ou soutenir

ArchanaC1Kwiziq community member

Supporter ou soutenir

Pourquoi pas Je soutiens son équipe? Car supporter apporte un sens négatif en français,je suppose? 

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Archana, 

Both 

je soutiens son équipe 

and 

je supporte son équipe 

were accepted as alternatives and are synonymous in this context.

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Soutenir and supporter can both mean "to support" and, in this respect, are close synonyms. Yes, supporter can also have a negative meaning but it isn't restricted to this. Supporter can also mean a more general support, like, e.g., the foundation that supports the weight of the building.

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Supporter ou soutenir

Pourquoi pas Je soutiens son équipe? Car supporter apporte un sens négatif en français,je suppose? 

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