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21 September 2018
In the examples above, 'j'aime Paris' means 'I lové Paris'. If 'j'aime beaucoup Paris' means 'I like Paris a lot', them how do you say plain old 'I like Paris'?
This relates to:Aimer = to love, like something / someone -
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Hi David ,
'Aimer' quelque chose is, 'to like' and 'to love' something .
Your intonation would clarify the intensity of meaning I think.
You could always use the verb 'plaire' and its unusual construction to indicate plain old 'liking something' -
Paris me plaît.
Have a look at the following lesson if you are not familiar with the verb 'plaire'
Hope this helps!
22 September 2018
With 'things' you need to add an adverb to 'aimer' to convey a higher intensity of feeling:
"J'aime beaucoup Paris" is stronger than for example,
"j'aime Paris au printemps" ( I like Paris in the Spring)...
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