Bel et bien

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Bel et bien

Hi, in “les enfants sont bel et bien notre avenir” is “bel et bien” an invariable expression? And is that why we don’t have “les enfants sont beaux et bien” instead?

Asked 2 weeks ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Brian,

In French, "bel et bien" is an adverbial expression - therefore it does not change. It means "well and truly" (bel et bien).

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Bel et bien

Hi, in “les enfants sont bel et bien notre avenir” is “bel et bien” an invariable expression? And is that why we don’t have “les enfants sont beaux et bien” instead?

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