‘Although whose tends to be less used with inanimate objects in English, dont is actually the colloquial way to express this in French.’

SaraB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

‘Although whose tends to be less used with inanimate objects in English, dont is actually the colloquial way to express this in French.’

What word would we use in a more formal, or written context?

This question relates to:French lesson "Dont = Whose"
Asked 6 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sara, 

Have flagged this up and has now been corrected.

Alan, please let us know when this happens as we are not native English speakers ...

AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Dont is not "colloquial" - I think Aurélie means "idiomatic". I've noticed this in other lessons, too.

‘Although whose tends to be less used with inanimate objects in English, dont is actually the colloquial way to express this in French.’

What word would we use in a more formal, or written context?

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