Quoi also means what...


Kwiziq community member

6 October 2016

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Quoi also means what...

How do you know when to use Quoi in a situation where ce qui and ce que is present.

This question relates to:
French lesson "Ce qui (vs ce que) = what, which (relative pronouns)"


Kwiziq language super star

6 October 2016


Bonjour Diana ! "Quoi" will be used when "what" is followed by an infinitive = "what to do, what to think...": "Je ne sais pas quoi faire." (I don't know what to do.) "Il se demande quoi choisir." (He's wondering what to choose.) I hope that's helpful!


Kwiziq community member

7 October 2016


Yes, it is. Mille fois merci


Kwiziq community member

19 August 2018


Then how is it possible that a French consumer's magazine is called Que Choisir?

I always thought this meant 'what to choose', but if we follow the rule it should be 'quoi choisir'. Right?

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