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l'utilisation de "de"

Joakim

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7 June 2016

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l'utilisation de "de"

Nous sortons de la salle pour prendre l’air. (We're going out of the room to get some fresh air.) ".. pour prendre de l'air", et-il correct aussi ?

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

7 June 2016

7/06/16

Bonjour Joakim !

Here "prendre l'air" is a fixed expression to mean "to get some (fresh) air" so you cannot say "prendre DE l'air".
Think of it more as a general statement, to take air in general, hence the use of definite article l'.

Merci et à bientôt !

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