Avoir [nombre] ans = To be [number] years old

DamianA1Kwiziq community member

Avoir [nombre] ans = To be [number] years old

Shouldn't this be changed to the below to avoid any confusion?

Avoir [nombre] ans = To have [number] years

Asked 8 months ago
CécileKwiziq team member

Hi Damian,

I see your point, literally it is ‘to have  .... years’ but the correct translation would be, 

to be + age 

Samatha MarquettaA0Kwiziq community member

Vous correct.

Samatha MarquettaA0Kwiziq community member

to be = être

Samatha MarquettaA0Kwiziq community member

être trente trois ans nouveau ahhh.

To be 33 years agao, ahhh.

Avoir [nombre] ans = To be [number] years old

Shouldn't this be changed to the below to avoid any confusion?

Avoir [nombre] ans = To have [number] years

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