les uns

JenniferC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

les uns

Les enfants sont pleins d'énergie: les uns courent, les autres crient.

In this context, could you also use 'certains courent, les autres crient' ?

thank you

Asked 7 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Certains connotes that a certain group among the kids went running. If you didn't want to underline the group and just wanted to say that some were running while other screamed, you'd use les uns..les autres.

les uns

Les enfants sont pleins d'énergie: les uns courent, les autres crient.

In this context, could you also use 'certains courent, les autres crient' ?

thank you

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