Which is correct "du" or "de" in the sentence "Je ne fais pas ____ cheval.

Which is correct "du" or "de" in the sentence "Je ne fais pas ____ cheval.

Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Linda, 

it is - "Je ne fais pas du cheval" for 'I don't ride horses' i.e. 'I can't ride'.

You might say "Je ne fais pas de cheval aujourd'hui" for I won't ride today.

So a bit trickier than first thought...

I don't understand, aren't we suppose to use de in "Je ne fais pas de cheval" since it's negative? It is because faire is irregular?

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Which is correct "du" or "de" in the sentence "Je ne fais pas ____ cheval.

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