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I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

Jinn X.B2Kwiziq community member

I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

Asked 5 years ago
Chris W.C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

This question comes up a lot. French speakers think of the head of the individual, i.e., each one scratches only his own head, whereas English speakers think of all the heads collectively.

Jinn X.B2Kwiziq community member

Ok. Merci!

I wonder why the plural form of tête not used in "Nous nous grattons la tête"

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