I please explain when to use ´des’ and ´les. I find this confusing .

JudyB2Kwiziq community member

I please explain when to use ´des’ and ´les. I find this confusing .

Asked 3 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Glen, 

It depends on what they are wearing -

Mario wears red dungarees 

The word 'dungarees' is singular in French:

un bleu de travail rouge

or 

une salopette rouge

Luigi wears green clothes

which in French is :

des habits verts

or 

des vêtements verts

the plural 'des' is necessary here.

Hope this helps!

CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Judy,

This question is a little broad so can you give some specific usage that you find confusing?

GlenA2Kwiziq community member

Bonjour,

Pourquoi-avez vous utiliser 'porte une' pour Mario mais 'porte des' pour Luigi? J'ai pensé que c'est toujours porter de?

Merci, 

I please explain when to use ´des’ and ´les. I find this confusing .

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