Would it be wrong to say "ramasser les couillages" instead of "collectionner les coquillages"?

SallyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Would it be wrong to say "ramasser les couillages" instead of "collectionner les coquillages"?

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sally,

It depends what is meant -

If you want to say simply to pick up , to gather shells you would use 'ramasser'.

'Collectionner' gives the impression of accumulation to form a collection.

But interesting point!

SallyC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Interesting.  Thank you!

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Would it be wrong to say "ramasser les couillages" instead of "collectionner les coquillages"?

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