Way to make it easier: " About... X...? "

CrystalMaiden

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4 May 2018

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Way to make it easier: " About... X...? "

So I imagine, in the English more literal translations, " about " before the first noun. " About Paul, has he left? " " The kids, have they had their breakfasts? " Is that a good habit?

This relates to:
Forming inverted questions with nouns in Le Passé Composé (conversational past) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

5 May 2018

5/05/18

Inverted questions are more elegant. Depending on the actual situation, it might sound approriate or over-the-top. It isn't a good habit in general. You need to develop a feel for when they fit and when not. 


-- Chris (not a anative speaker). 

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