This one's got me beaten.... Why does 'il te faut de l'aide' translate as 'you need help'?

MerleB2Kwiziq community member

This one's got me beaten.... Why does 'il te faut de l'aide' translate as 'you need help'?

It sounds like you are saying 'he (or she) needs to help you'. If you need help then I would want to say 'tu a besoin de l'aide'
Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member
Bonjour Merle, You can read "il te faut de l'aide" as "il faut de l'aide à toi" --> it is necessary for help for you. You can also say "tu as besoin de l'aide."

This one's got me beaten.... Why does 'il te faut de l'aide' translate as 'you need help'?

It sounds like you are saying 'he (or she) needs to help you'. If you need help then I would want to say 'tu a besoin de l'aide'

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