Tu peux apporter quelques tableaux ?

Richard C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Tu peux apporter quelques tableaux ?

“…four or so…” sounds like an indeterminate or uncountable number to me, hence should be included amongst the right answers to the use of “quelques”.  is it four or isn’t it four? :-)

Asked 9 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Richard, 

I disagree, I have never heard 'four or so' used for 'a few' in Britain to express a small indeterminate quantity. It is very determinate as it means about four pictures.

But 'a couple of ' work would work although it is not given as a possible answer.

Bonne Continuation !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I'm not sure what exactly you are asking. Paintings are countable objects even when their exact number isn't determined. Whether it is four or not four, there is some countable number of paintings. That's what is important.

Tu peux apporter quelques tableaux ?

“…four or so…” sounds like an indeterminate or uncountable number to me, hence should be included amongst the right answers to the use of “quelques”.  is it four or isn’t it four? :-)

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