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All the examples are with the verb ETRE.(TO BE). Is it correct to assume that this construct can work for ALL(??) 'copular' type verbs. I can't see it working with non 'copular type' verbs.
1)He looks great..and she does too == il a l'air bien et elle l'a l'air aussi(not sure of this one)
2)The roses smell pleasant and the carnations smell pleasant too== les roses sentent agréables et les oeilets le sentent aussi(smells ok to me).
3)what about a sentence like "she became angry then they became angry too== elle s'est mis en colere ensuite ils le se sont mis (??)
Just asking 'for a friend' could you add a note in the lesson that the direct object pronoun occupies its usual place before the verb ...although it is acting like an adjective,
I guess I fell into the trap of considering "play with dolls" to be a general statement and used "les poupées".
Is this not a general statement? Should "some" be implied here and thus the use of "des poupées"?
In the answers to "and equality also means freedom", it seems as if "l'égalité" and "la liberté" can be used in place of "égalité" and "liberté".
Does this mean that if you use "l'égailté" that you should also use "la liberté", or if you use "égalité" you should use "liberté"? Or is there some subtlety with the verb chosen that would require the use of an article?
Can you use d'ici in the past? For example, can I say: "La semaine dernière j'ai beaucoup travaillé, a tel point que d'ici vendredi j'étais crevée."?
"Jacques est descendu du haricot magique." was translated to: "Jack got off the magic beanstalk." I answered, "Jack climbed down the beanstalk" and it was marked wrong. Larousse clearly states that "descendre de" (using etre as the auxiliary verb) means "climb or climb down". Hence, my confusion.
Why "qui venait à l'origine" followed by "a progressivement imprégné" ? I think the passe compose describes an event completed in the past. Something that has taken place gradually is not a completed event.