Why can’t we say dans la justice instead of en justice?

Manpreet kaurC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why can’t we say dans la justice instead of en justice?

Asked 10 months ago
AnishB2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributorCorrect answer

Dans is used for being "in a place physically". En can be used for abstract things like in this case "justice". So using dans will be incorrect

EldraB1Kwiziq community member

Anish, how about 'les femmes dans le besoin'? here dans is not used for being in a place physically.

Why can’t we say dans la justice instead of en justice?

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