Is there a typo?

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Kwiziq community member

2 March 2019

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Is there a typo?

Note that you use à when describing going to or being in a city.  And you use de to indicate being, coming or returning from a city. 

Does this mean that de can also be used to describe being IN a city? 

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This question relates to:
French lesson "Using 'à' (to/in) and 'de' (from/of) with cities (prepositions)"


Kwiziq language super star

2 March 2019


Hi Andrea, 

If you mean the use of 'de' in -

Je viens/suis  de Paris/ de la Rochelle = I  come/am from ....

it means 'from' in that instance.

Thank you also for your kind comments....

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