Les Choristes - juxtaposition of ‘de’ and ‘par.’

JOYC1Kwiziq community member

Les Choristes - juxtaposition of ‘de’ and ‘par.’

Please can someone explain the use of ‘envoûter de par?’ I would have expected ‘envoûter de...’ or ‘envoûter par...’

Also, in the same paragraph, can ‘que l’on rencontre’ equally be ‘qu’on rencontre?’

Thanking you in advance! 

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Joy,

1. The preposition 'de par' means 'du fait de'.

It is a more elegant way to say 'by' in French.

2. que l'on again is more elevated than qu'on which would be acceptable in spoken French

Hope this helps and that you enjoyed my film reviews.

Les Choristes - juxtaposition of ‘de’ and ‘par.’

Please can someone explain the use of ‘envoûter de par?’ I would have expected ‘envoûter de...’ or ‘envoûter par...’

Also, in the same paragraph, can ‘que l’on rencontre’ equally be ‘qu’on rencontre?’

Thanking you in advance! 

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