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je dois d'avoir entamé une psychothérapie

S. B.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

je dois d'avoir entamé une psychothérapie

Why does "de" follow "je dois" and precede "avoir" in this sentence?

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sean,

 The whole sentence is -

" ... grâce à un ami médecin auquel je dois d'avoir entamé une psychothérapie"

would translate something like -

...thanks to a doctor friend to whom I am grateful/ I owe a lot  for having started psychotherapy sessions.

the expression is -

devoir à quelqu'un d'avoir fait quelque chose

Hope this helps!

S. B.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Cécile, thank you.  That makes sense.  Je vous dois de m'avoir enseigné ce petit truc.

S. B. asked:View original

je dois d'avoir entamé une psychothérapie

Why does "de" follow "je dois" and precede "avoir" in this sentence?

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