Hi there I am wondering if you could explain why the Lui is used in l'accordeon lui touchait le menton instead of L'accordeon qui touchait le menton ? So it would literally translate to " the accordion to her touched her chin "
Freeform Writing Exercise A2
This is a particularly French construction:
L'accordeon lui touchait le menton -- (literally:) The accordion her touched the chin.
The proper translation would, of course, be: the accordion touched her chin. Note that in French (and the literal English version) lui/her are not possessive pronouns but indirect object pronouns. In the proper English version, however, "her" is a possessive pronoun.
Thank you Chris
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