What does y represent

AndreaB1Kwiziq community member

What does y represent

1)I just did a quiz on futur proche. One answer was: Demain, j'y verrai  plus clair. (Tomorrow, I will see more clearly.) What does y represent here?

2) Ils sont vus des animaux en Afrique? Oui, ils y en a vus. If only a single adverbial pronoun is acceptable, which one do I select?

Thanks in advance 

Asked 1 month ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Andrea,

1. J'y verrai plus clair , isn't the futur proche which would be :

Demain, je vais y voir plus clair 

The 'y' is idiomatic here, as the 'en' of s'en aller as the expression is -

Y voir plus clair = to see more clearly, to have a clearer picture of something

2. you can't replace all the nouns of the sentence without running the risk of losing meaning, so I would probably say :

Ils en ont vus en Afrique/ là-bas = They saw some in Africa/ there

What does y represent

1)I just did a quiz on futur proche. One answer was: Demain, j'y verrai  plus clair. (Tomorrow, I will see more clearly.) What does y represent here?

2) Ils sont vus des animaux en Afrique? Oui, ils y en a vus. If only a single adverbial pronoun is acceptable, which one do I select?

Thanks in advance 

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