In this lesson, the placement of "bientot" is different. Is this interchangeable? Nous aurons bientôt une nouvelle voiture. Ils auront 20 ans bientôt.

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Jaap

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7 April 2018

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In this lesson, the placement of "bientot" is different. Is this interchangeable? Nous aurons bientôt une nouvelle voiture. Ils auront 20 ans bientôt.

This relates to:
Conjugate avoir in Le Futur (future tense) -

Chris

Kwiziq community member

8 April 2018

8/04/18

Hi Jaap,


you have a bit of liberty sometimes where to put adverbs in a sentence. Here is some more information about that:


https://www.thoughtco.com/use-french-adverbs-4084828


-- Chris (not a native speaker).

Jaap

Kwiziq community member

8 April 2018

8/04/18

Useful link; thanks Chris!

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

15 April 2018

15/04/18

Well spotted Jaap!


Indeed adverbs of time and place can be placed before or after the verb.


Hopes this helps

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