To smell chocolate

KenC1Kwiziq community member

To smell chocolate

I understand now that:

In French there is no “like” as in English. Something doesn’t smell like chocolate, it just “smells chocolate”.

So, you would say: Ça sent le chocolat

But how would you say "Who smells chocolate?" 

Qui sent le chocolat ?

Whereas Qu'est-ce qui sent le chocolat is the longer way of saying "What smells like chocolate" 


Is this correct?


Or would you have to say something like: qui peut sentir le chocolat ?

Asked 3 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Ken,

Well done, Ken ! Excellent work !

Qu’est-ce qui peut sentir le chocolat ? = What can smell like chocolate?

Ça sent le chocolat = It smells like chocolate

 

Qui sent le chocolat ? = Who smells / can smell chocolate?

Qui peut sentir le chocolat ? / Qui est-ce qui peut sentir le chocolat ?                        = Who can smell chocolate?

 

Bonne journée !

To smell chocolate

I understand now that:

In French there is no “like” as in English. Something doesn’t smell like chocolate, it just “smells chocolate”.

So, you would say: Ça sent le chocolat

But how would you say "Who smells chocolate?" 

Qui sent le chocolat ?

Whereas Qu'est-ce qui sent le chocolat is the longer way of saying "What smells like chocolate" 


Is this correct?


Or would you have to say something like: qui peut sentir le chocolat ?

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