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What does "Elise aime beaucoup Fred." mean ? 

- The correct answer was she likes Fred very much. Why can't it be, "She loves Fred very much"?

Asked 4 months ago
TomC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Cs

"Aimer" is a peculiar verb in that its intensity is lessened when it is qualified by an adverb.

Je t'aime - I love you -but- Je t'aime bien - I like you

Hope this helps,

Tom

Like vs Love

What does "Elise aime beaucoup Fred." mean ? 

- The correct answer was she likes Fred very much. Why can't it be, "She loves Fred very much"?

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