I am a bit confused about when exactly to use "le" and "y" to replace it

Adora

Kwiziq community member

13 April 2018

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I am a bit confused about when exactly to use "le" and "y" to replace it

For example what is the difference or the correct one to say: "J'y crois" or "Je le crois" or "j'en crois"

This question relates to:
French lesson "Using le or l' to refer to previously mentioned ideas (direct object pronoun)"

Gruff

Kwiziq language super star

13 April 2018

13/04/18

Hi Adora,

Yes, it can be confusing knowing when to use adverbial pronouns y and en.  The cases are covered in detail here:

https://french.kwiziq.com/revision/glossary/pronoun-type/adverbial-pronouns 

You can add any of these lessons to your notebook if you want to practise them together.

Hope that helps! 

Adora

Kwiziq community member

13 April 2018

13/04/18

Thanks!

Ann

Kwiziq community member

3 January 2019

3/01/19

I am still confused as to why it's je le crois and Not  j'y pense or j'y crois.  The first example. Je veux venir à.....  i thought you replace with "y" when there is a verb followed by à???  Apologies if this answered elsewhere but the separate lessons don't help make the distinction for me between use of "le" and either "y" or "en". 

Thanks if you can help. Ann

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