Tu as and tu es

INFAMOUSA0Kwiziq community member

Tu as and tu es

When are you supposed to use them, please state the circumstances you use them in and if you don't mind, an example too. 

Asked 2 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Tu as -- you have
Tu es -- you are

Different from English, there are a few occasions where you'd use avoir instead of être:

Tu as 5 ans. -- You "have" 5 years: you are 5 years old
Tu as faim. -- You "have hunger": you are hungry.
Tu as soif. -- You "have thirst": you are thirsty.

CélineKwiziq team member

Bonjour Infamous,

To supplement Chris's answer, you can find 2 links below:

French Expressions with Avoir

French Idioms with Être

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Tu as and tu es

When are you supposed to use them, please state the circumstances you use them in and if you don't mind, an example too. 

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