I just can't 'get' this.

I just can't 'get' this.

It is the 'like' that confuses me  there is no  'like' eg   ça sent comme du chocolate.  I cannot grasp 'who' is smelling or 'what' is smelling and I get it wrong each time!!!

Or how to send this quesiton!!!!!  Caroline

Asked 2 months ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

In French there is no “like” as in English. Something doesn’t smell like chocolate, it just “smells chocolate”. Sounds weird, right.

Ça sent le chocolat — That smells like chocolate. 

That helps a lot!  I had no idea before! Thanks Caroline

I just can't 'get' this.

It is the 'like' that confuses me  there is no  'like' eg   ça sent comme du chocolate.  I cannot grasp 'who' is smelling or 'what' is smelling and I get it wrong each time!!!

Or how to send this quesiton!!!!!  Caroline

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