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Partir vs quitter

Jennifer C.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Partir vs quitter

I'm a bit unsure about the difference between these two. If you leave the job then it's quitter, but if you leave Paris, perhaps for good but perhaps not are both possible?
Asked 7 years ago
Jim J.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer
Partir is an intransitive verb meaning that it does not require a direct object to complete its meaning.
Quitter is a transitive verb meaning that it does require a direct object to complete its meaning.

Partir vs quitter

I'm a bit unsure about the difference between these two. If you leave the job then it's quitter, but if you leave Paris, perhaps for good but perhaps not are both possible?

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