So, I've been listening to Ta Reine by Angele and I was wondering why in the line: Il lui faudra du temps, c'est sur, pour oublier tous ses prejuges Il and lui are right next to each other. Is it a thing where there's a direct pronoun before the verb? Or if it's something with grammar?
Falloir (faut) can be followed by an infinitive or noun to say what's needed:
Il faut manger. -- One must eat.Il faut une voiture. -- One must have a car.
To express who has the need, French uses an indirect object pronoun:
Il lui faut manger. -- He must eat.Il nous faut une voiture. -- We need a car.
This is the construction used in the sentence you inquire about.
Just to supplement on Chris's excellent answer, here are links to Kwiziq lessons on both topics:
- Indirect object pronoun
- Il faut
On another note, learning languages through songs is such a great tool. Here are links to others songs we have published more recently. Enjoy !
Jardin d'hiver - plus-tard-bigflo-oli - Les-belles-histoires-benabar
I hope this is helpful.
Bonne journée !
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