Cannot Use conjugated Verb


Kwiziq community member

6 September 2017

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Cannot Use conjugated Verb

Since we can't use a conjugated verb after la veille or le lendeman, how do we say "the day before everything burned, the police was on their heel"? Do we have to say la veille que tout était brulé or le jour précédant tout brulé?

This question relates to:
French lesson "When to use "demain"/"hier" vs "le lendemain"/"la veille" vs "le jour suivant"/"le jour précédent""


Kwiziq community member

7 September 2017


Bonjour John, »la veille, tout brûlé, la police était à leur talon« would be a good phrasing. Bonne chance


Kwiziq language super star

8 September 2017


Bonjour John, I wouldn't use la veille here; I'd say Je jour avant que tout n'ait brûlé ...

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