How will I know when "the" can be replaced with "au". Finding this a bit confusing.

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melanie

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15 May 2018

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How will I know when "the" can be replaced with "au". Finding this a bit confusing.

This relates to:
at the crossroads -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

16 May 2018

16/05/18

Hi Melanie,


"au" is actually a contraction of the preposition "à" with the article "le": à+le = au.


Tu vois le carrefour? -- Do you see the crossroads?
Je vais au travail. (à le = au) -- I am going to work.


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

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