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

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

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ChrisC1Correct 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.

 

Thank you Chris. 

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

You'd say regarder chaque coin.

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

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