Faire du mal (emotionally)

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Dragana

Kwiziq community member

11 March 2018

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Dragana

Kwiziq community member

11 March 2018

11/03/18

Nous n'avons jamais voulu vous faire de mal. Why is it faire de mal? I thought it was invariable and it was always faire du mal (Still having problems posting the extra information) So doing it this way - I hope someone sees it

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

12 March 2018

12/03/18

Bonjour Dragana !

The reason faire du mal becomes faire de mal here is because the sentence is negative (nous ne voulons pas).

See also the following lesson:
https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/grammar/the-partitive-article-in-negative-sentences

I hope that's helpful!
Bonne journée !

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