INDEED A VERY INTERESTING LANGUAGE but why do we use avoir instead of etre

INDEED A VERY INTERESTING LANGUAGE but why do we use avoir instead of etre

Asked 1 year ago
AurélieKwiziq language super starCorrect answer

Bonjour Daniel !

In French, the expression is literally "to have hunger / to have thirst", hence the use of "avoir" instead of "être"  :)

Bonne journée !

Thank you very much Aurelie.

Sorry, i don't mean to bother. but when do we use J'ai and Je suis, since they both say "i am"
pleasee clarify

J'ai is from avoir and means "I have"

Je suis is from être and means "I am"

Of course, being French, there are excpetions to this... : )

INDEED A VERY INTERESTING LANGUAGE but why do we use avoir instead of etre

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