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The use of enlace

N. Hilary (Shamrockhill)C1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

The use of enlace

Would it also be correct to say, "Elles dorment en s'enlacant."? 

(Sorry I know that the C is missing the cedille, here.)

Merci !


Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Shamrockhill, 

There is a slight difference between the use of the adjective 'enlacées' and the 'gérondif' 'en s'enlaçant').

"elles dorment, enlacées"

you could have said, 

".... heureuses, satisfaites de leur journée"

If you say 

elles dorment en s'enlaçant = they sleep while/ by hugging each other 

linking cause and effect rather than just description 

Take a look at the following lesson which includes the gerund

Participe présent / Gérondif

 

Bonne Continuation !

 

The use of enlace

Would it also be correct to say, "Elles dorment en s'enlacant."? 

(Sorry I know that the C is missing the cedille, here.)

Merci !


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