why not he climbed down the magic beanstalk?

Eric

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9 August 2018

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why not he climbed down the magic beanstalk?

"In another example I read that Jacques est descendu de l'arbre means Jack climbed down the tree. So why cannot Jacques est descendu du haricot magique mean Jack climbed down the magic bean as well as Jack got off the magic beanstalk?"  In the quiz I took, I was told it was wrong.

This relates to:
Descendre can be used with avoir or être in Le Passé Composé... and changes meaning -

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