d'expérience vice de l'expérience

FrankC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

d'expérience vice de l'expérience

Is it because manquer implies nagativity?

Asked 3 years ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

It's just that "manquer" is always followed by "de" in this context, and the combination of "manque de" and "de l'expérience" reduces to "manque d'expérience". (Because "de" is never followed by a partitive article.)

Using manquer (de) to say you/something miss or lack in French

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Frank,

"clearly lacks experience"   I've cut this section out of the text which I believe is why manquer is being used in that context.

Hope this helps

Jim

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