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et nous avons promis de payer pour la fenêtre.

Kay C.C1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

et nous avons promis de payer pour la fenêtre.

Doe the "de" relate to the verb promettre or to payer?

Asked 3 years ago
Jim J.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Kay,

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/promettre

Promettre à qqu de faire qch

We have promised "to" the owner of the window to pay for it.

So the "de" relates to doing something ie. making the promise (to pay).

Hope this helps.

Jim

 

et nous avons promis de payer pour la fenêtre.

Doe the "de" relate to the verb promettre or to payer?

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