I was trying to say 'you don't like them' (ie dogs) so I said 'tu les n'aime pas. Is the wrong?

HelenA1Kwiziq community member

I was trying to say 'you don't like them' (ie dogs) so I said 'tu les n'aime pas. Is the wrong?

Asked 2 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It's almost correct, Helen. The word order is a bit different and the verb needs to be in second person singular, because of the "tu":

Tu ne les aimes pas.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

TamannaA2Kwiziq community member

what is the rule why the word order needs to be different?

Sukhpreet AroraA2Kwiziq community member

The word order in French is different than English. For e.g I ask you will be je te demande..... And not je demande toi.... 

I was trying to say 'you don't like them' (ie dogs) so I said 'tu les n'aime pas. Is the wrong?

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