qui thought had to followed by verb

CarolC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

qui thought had to followed by verb

now im really confused , other lessons say qui is followed bt verb not a pronoun but here its different

Asked 3 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Carol,

After some thought and looking at the lesson you pinned, I think I can see your confusion.

This particular lesson uses the 'qui ' relative pronoun with prepositions 

avec qui = with whom

de qui = from whom

par qui = by whom

derrière qui = behind whom

etc 

and in that case, you will find a personal pronoun after the 'qui' which breaks the 'rule of thumb' which says you will only have a verb or an object or reflexive pronouns after qui.

This rule of thumb is meant to help you see the difference between que and qui which is not always easy when speaking.

Hope this helps!

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Carol,

It is frustrating when you think that you have mastered a particular grammar aspect to find that there is another "twist".

Try here:- https://www.wordreference.com/fren/qui

Hope it helps.

Jim

qui thought had to followed by verb

now im really confused , other lessons say qui is followed bt verb not a pronoun but here its different

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