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possession of body parts

GerardvmoynihanA0Kwiziq community member

possession of body parts

How come its Les yeux but mes bras? Thanks ???

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

“He opens his eyes.” There’s no ambiguity whose eyes he’s opening, so it’s les yeux. 

“He comes into my arms.”  There are two beings involved, the cat and the speaker. Therefore you use the possessive pronoun and not the article. 

possession of body parts

How come its Les yeux but mes bras? Thanks ???

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