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Using ensuite instead of puis

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Using ensuite instead of puis

Et puis, plus tard, je rencontrerais le beau Marius… 


Can we use ensuite here?

Asked 11 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Puis is a conjunction and therefore often refers to another sentence. This is something, ensuite can't do. Also, puis can have a causal connotation, too, like "hence" in English does.

In the sentence you quote, puis seems to be more natural since it appears to refer to the previous sentence.

Using ensuite instead of puis

Et puis, plus tard, je rencontrerais le beau Marius… 


Can we use ensuite here?

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