how to use ce dont

Kathryn

Kwiziq community member

28 January 2016

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how to use ce dont

This relates to:
Dont = Including, of which -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

29 January 2016

29/01/16

Bonjour Kathryn,

Ce dont is an indefinite relative pronoun. It's used for the same reasons as dont (e.g., when replacing something that begins with de) but when there is no antecendent.

Compare:

Voici le stylo dont tu as besoin - Here's the pen you need.
Je ne sais pas ce dont j'ai besoin - I don't know what I need.

Kathryn

Kwiziq community member

29 January 2016

29/01/16

Un grand merci, Laura.

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