USE OF DE

AngelaB1Kwiziq community member

USE OF DE

Pouquoi "de" il essaie de parler français

Asked 3 years ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

essayer de (verb infinitive)- to try to ("verb"). Hence «essayer de parler» - 'to try to speak' . . . . Some French verbs require prepositions à or de before nouns or infinitives - this does not (specifically) follow English use of prepositions, so has to be learnt while practising with the verbs.

https://www.lawlessfrench.com/grammar/verbs-with-de/

CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Angela,

Here is a link with a list of verbs followed by 'de' + infinitive verbs:

verbs + de + infinitive

Bonne journée!

AngelaB1Kwiziq community member

Thank you this helped me a lot.

USE OF DE

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