Elle ne joue pas de flûte non plus

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Kwiziq community member

27 December 2017

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Elle ne joue pas de flûte non plus

I thought instruments were ‘joue de la’ (in this case flûte) - is there a reason the ‘la’ has fallen off in this example?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Ne ... pas non plus = Not ... either (negation)"


Kwiziq community member

28 December 2017


The article is gone due to the negation.

This is true for pretty much everything, not just musical instruments.

"J'ai du lait." -- I've got milk.

"Je n'ai plus de lait." -- I don't have any milk left.

-- Chris.


Kwiziq language super star

29 December 2017


Bonjour Stuart !

To complete Chris' answer, here's our related lesson on the subject:


Bonne journée !

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