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Ils faisaient la course...or..ils faisaient de la course

Radhika S.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Ils faisaient la course...or..ils faisaient de la course

are both ok?

Asked 1 month ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Radhika,

To express "to race [someone]" in French, the full expression is "faire la course".

However, you can use "faire de la course à pied" ( = to race) when referring to the "organised/repeated" sports activity.

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

Radhika S.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Merci Céline. Yes I get it

Ils faisaient la course...or..ils faisaient de la course

are both ok?

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