When to use en?

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When to use en?

In the one question they use 'en': "Il s'en souvient. = He remembers it." I don't see anything in this lesson explaining when we would use en with this verb? 

Asked 1 week ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi M, 

The 'en' replaces the prepositon  'de' in the verb 'se souvenir de quelque chose'.

Take a look at the following lesson if you need a reminder -

How to use the pronoun "en" to replace phrases in French

Bonne Continuation!

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Bonjour M,

"Il s'en souvient"     The verb form is se souvenir de (qch/qqn) in the sense of recall or recollection of something or someone previously mentioned  (the adverbial pronoun en). 

You haven't provided a link to the actual question, which is the source of your query; so it isn't easy to be specific in this case -- if you were to include the original text, I could help further.

Bonne continuation.

Jim

When to use en?

In the one question they use 'en': "Il s'en souvient. = He remembers it." I don't see anything in this lesson explaining when we would use en with this verb? 

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