Is this right: "plais-à je la reine? To mean Do I please the queen?

TunmiA2Kwiziq community member

Is this right: "plais-à je la reine? To mean Do I please the queen?

Asked 7 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Tunmi,

We tend to avoid using inversions with the first person singular, ‘je‘ as they can sound very awkward and highfalutin.

With your example I would say :

Est-ce que je plais à la reine?

Some you might hear -

Puis-je? = May I ?

Que sais- je ? = What do I know?

 

 

 

 

 

TunmiA2Kwiziq community member

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Is this right: "plais-à je la reine? To mean Do I please the queen?

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