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égal (à)

John

Kwiziq community member

3 August 2016

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égal (à)

Is there any case where à is needed? Or is this just a matter of preference? Thanks.

This relates to:
Doing arithmetic (numbers, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

4 August 2016

4/08/16

Bonjour J,

When égaler means "to equal" you don't need à.

When it means "to compare/rank" you do:

Ce roman n'égale pas à Madame Bovary.

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