Des pommes ?

KathyB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Des pommes ?

Hi there, another question from me about articles. In the example above, "J'aime seulement les pommes", does this not refer to "the apples" versus apples in general. I thought one would use "des pommes" in this case. Merci, Kathy
Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Kathy, Good question! That's the tricky thing about the French definite article - it is both specific (I like the apples you bought yesterday) and general (I like apples). Des pommes would refer to only some apples, like Granny Smiths but not Macintosh. Take a look at these lessons: Using le, la, l' to say "the" (definite articles) Using le, la, l' to say "the" (definite articles)1
KathyB1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Merci beaucoup, Laura !

Des pommes ?

Hi there, another question from me about articles. In the example above, "J'aime seulement les pommes", does this not refer to "the apples" versus apples in general. I thought one would use "des pommes" in this case. Merci, Kathy

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