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Kwiziq community member
29 June 2018
need explanations from the grammar part cod
This question relates to:French lesson "Ne ... jamais = Never (negation)"
Kwiziq language super star
30 June 2018
Not sure about your question, could you explain?
2 July 2018
I am not entirely clear what your question is. If you are asking "what is a COD" then here is the answer:
COD stands for Complément d'Objet Direct, i.e., a direct object to the verb. It is usually something that the verb's action is directed toward. The concept of COD exists also in English. But don't be mislead: there are instances where a certain verb takes a COD in one language but not in the other. Here are a few examples of COD, with the COD highlighted:
Je mange une pomme. -- I eat an apple.Les voisins ont acheté une nouvelle voiture. -- The neighbors bought a new car.
Here an example where the French takes a COD but the English does not.
Tu m'attends? -- Are you waiting for me?
By the way, it might be a good idea to goolge the term.
-- Chris (not a native speaker).
Ah, and here one which isn't a COD in French but it is a COD in English:
Il a téléphoné à son copain hier. -- He phoned his friend yesterday.
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