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Kwiziq community member
14 March 2019
Je suis monté à cheval.
Why is it just à and not à + le = au
Je suis monté au cheval.
This question relates to:French lesson "Monter can be used with avoir or être in Le Passé Composé... and changes meaning"
Kwiziq language super star
16 March 2019
‘Monter à cheval ‘ is, to ride a horse.
‘Monter en voiture’ is, 'to get into a car’.
I suppose the emphasis is more on the mode of transport than the action.
Hope this helps!
Ok. so the expression "Monter à cheval" - is a fixed expression for mode of transport. BUT
I can say "J'ai approché au cheval - I approached the horse"?
Is that right?
17 March 2019
In the case of getting near the horse you would say-
‘Je me suis approchée du cheval’ because the verb is
Not easy I know....
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