Bonjour, un the question 'J'ai envie d'une nouvelle voiture" means': I envy his new car I want a new car I need a new car .......

Bonjour, un the question 'J'ai envie d'une nouvelle voiture" means': I envy his new car I want a new car I need a new car .......

In this want is given as correct choice. My doubt is in explanation it is also given as need Can both be correct.ps help
Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Hi Latha,

I would say that,

"J'ai envie d'une nouvelle voiture" would mean,

"I feel like changing my car"

indicating a feeling,

whereas, 

"I need a new car" ( your car has broken down/been involved in an accident) would be,

"J'ai besoin d'/Il me faut une nouvelle voiture"

indicating a strong need,

"I want a new car" is, "je veux/voudrais une nouvelle voiture" closer in meaning to avoir envie de  but indicating a wish.

Hope this helps!

"J'ai envie d'une nouvelle voiture" means "I need a new car."

Hi

Does this sentence also mean 'I want a new car'

j'ai compris. merci beaucoup

Bonjour, un the question 'J'ai envie d'une nouvelle voiture" means': I envy his new car I want a new car I need a new car .......

In this want is given as correct choice. My doubt is in explanation it is also given as need Can both be correct.ps help

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