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We can say " un verre à eau " when we want a glass *for* water not *of* water?

Thekla

Kwiziq community member

15 March 2017

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We can say " un verre à eau " when we want a glass *for* water not *of* water?

This relates to:
Compound nouns formed with prepositions à, de, en -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

15 March 2017

15/03/17

Bonjour Thekla !

Yes, exactly! "Un verre à eau" is a glass "made for" water, whereas "un verre d'eau" is a glass containing water.

Bonne journée !

Thekla

Kwiziq community member

18 March 2017

18/03/17

Merci, à bientôt

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