In French, to express being right/wrong/lucky, you use "avoir raison/tort/de la chance" (Literally: to have right/wrong/some luck).
How to use 'avoir' to say 'to be right/wrong/lucky' in French
Look at these sentences:
Nous avons de la chance.We are lucky.
Tu as tort.You are wrong.
Vous avez toujours raison.You are always right.
Luc a tort et j'ai raison.Luc is wrong, and I'm right.
The verb avoir (to have) is used to express being right (avoir raison), wrong (avoir tort) or lucky (avoir de la chance).
Je n'ai pas de chance.I am not lucky.
Note that in a negative
sentence, de la (chance)
becomes de (chance)
- See Du/de la/de l'/des all become de/d' in negative sentences (French Partitive Articles)
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