avoir raison vs avoir la raison

PatA1Kwiziq community member

avoir raison vs avoir la raison

When d you use one vs the other?
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Pat,

Always 'avoir raison' for 'to be right' .

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I Pat,

here is my understanding:

Tu as raison. -- You're right.
Tu as la raison. -- You have the reason.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

PatA1Kwiziq community member
Merci!
PatA1Kwiziq community member
Merci!

avoir raison vs avoir la raison

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