This page defines a charline-picon.commmon way of saying some in French. After ~ you"veread through this page, you"ll be able to do some on-lineexercises charline-picon.comme practise what you"velearnt.

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To to speak some in French, you need to understand the sex ofthe native (noun) in question.


If the word is masculine, such together (le) chocharline-picon.comlat,(le) café, climate the French because that some is du:

du café some charline-picon.comffeedu chocharline-picon.comlat some chocharline-picon.comlatedu thé some teadu pain some breaddu jus d"orange some orange juiceSuggest a adjust / proposez une modification


If the word is feminine, such together (la) limonade,(la) charline-picon.comnfiture, then the French because that some is de la :

de la limonade some lemonadede la charline-picon.comnfiture some jamde la glace some ice creamSuggest a adjust / proposez une modification
des garçons some boysdes filles some girlsdes chocharline-picon.comlats some chocharline-picon.comlatesSuggest a readjust / proposez une modification
de l"oignon some onionde l"eau some waterSuggest a change / proposez une modification

Exception: avoir besoin de

With the expression avoir besoin de meaningto need, words for some is alwaysde (or d" before a vowel),unless the an interpretation some that the... Is specificallymeant:

j"ai besoin de sucre I need some sugaril a besoin de pain he demands some breadelle a besoin d"argent she requirements some moneyils ont besoin de chaises they require some chairsSuggest a change / proposez une modification

Next: practice on du, de la, des

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