So if I want to say: "I like girls" I would have to say "J'aime les filles"???? I can't just say: "J'aime filles"? & cant I use the partitive here ?

BrunoA0Kwiziq community member

So if I want to say: "I like girls" I would have to say "J'aime les filles"???? I can't just say: "J'aime filles"? & cant I use the partitive here ?

Asked 7 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Bruno,

Yes,

j'aime les filles

is correct...

CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Bruno,

 As is said in the lesson -

"In English, we drop the when talking about things in general, but notice that in French, when talking about things in general or abstractly, you must use le, la, l', or les (the definite article). "

So you will say :

J'aime les filles, le chocolat, le football, ....

Hope this is clearer...

BrunoA0Kwiziq community member

But is there an explanation for this??? Why do I have to use 'les'? 

So if I want to say: "I like girls" I would have to say "J'aime les filles"???? I can't just say: "J'aime filles"? & cant I use the partitive here ?

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