Hi. Does one translate 'I order you' and 'I order from you' in the same way ie. Je vous commande?

PamelaC1Kwiziq community member

Hi. Does one translate 'I order you' and 'I order from you' in the same way ie. Je vous commande?

Asked 2 months ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Pamela,

Commander à (qqn) de faire (qch) is the format to direct/tell/order someone to do something.

Otherwise, the verb "commander" is transitive as in "demander" (qch)

Bonne journée

Jim

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The verb ordonner is a possibility:

Je vous ordonne de vous rendre. -- I order you to surrender.

Hi. Does one translate 'I order you' and 'I order from you' in the same way ie. Je vous commande?

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