Je me tiens devant lui - I stand before him???

MaryKA1Kwiziq community member

Je me tiens devant lui - I stand before him???

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

"Je me tiens devant lui." is pretty common (according to a native French speaking friend of mine) among adults, less so among teens.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

MaryKA1Kwiziq community member
Replying to myself. I have seen this use of se tenir before now. Is this typical?
AurélieKwiziq team member

Bonjour à tous les deux !

Indeed, Chris is right here. It remains a bit of a formal sentence in both languages, hence its rare us by teenagers :)

Je me tiens devant lui - I stand before him???

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