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Je n’ai guère d'amis

Sumesh C1Kwiziq community member

Je n’ai guère d'amis

In this sentence can't we use des amis Why d'amis

Asked 4 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Sumesh, 

No, you can't say des amis because of the negative ne...guère which works as ne ....pas, ne...plus, etc.

Take a look at the following Kwiziq lesson if you have forgotten that rule -

https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/the-partitive-article-in-negative-sentences

Hope this helps!

Je n’ai guère d'amis

In this sentence can't we use des amis Why d'amis

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