il regarde "de" chaque côté de la pièce. Why is there a 'de' in front of 'chaque'?

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

il regarde "de" chaque côté de la pièce. Why is there a 'de' in front of 'chaque'?

Asked 5 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Regarder de chaque côté means to look at all sides. It's idiomatic. There's another common construction à y regarder de près -- looking at it close up.

 

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

You'd say:

 regarder dans chaque coin.

JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Thank you Chris. 

If we want to say: look at every corner, should we say 'regarder de chaque coin' or 'regarder chaque coin'?

il regarde "de" chaque côté de la pièce. Why is there a 'de' in front of 'chaque'?

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