"Tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace", qui = Who or what ?

AyçaC1Kwiziq community member

"Tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace", qui = Who or what ?

Salut tout le monde ! 

I was asked to translate "tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace ?", j'y ai répondu "do you know who is the most efficient?" mais la bonne réponse est "do you Kong what is post efficient?".


J'ai du mal à comprendre pourquoi les deux ne sont pas corrects, j'apprécierais une explication. Merci beaucoup ! :)

Asked 4 months ago
AlanC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Ce qui and ce que can only be used to refer to inanimate things, so they can't be translated as "who". To say "who is the most efficient", you would just use qui on its own.

OdanbestA0Kwiziq community member

Tu said ce qui es le plus efficace means do you know what is more effective?

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace? -- Do you know what is the most efficient?

Tu sais qui est le plus efficace? -- Do you know who is the most efficient?

"Tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace", qui = Who or what ?

Salut tout le monde ! 

I was asked to translate "tu sais ce qui est le plus efficace ?", j'y ai répondu "do you know who is the most efficient?" mais la bonne réponse est "do you Kong what is post efficient?".


J'ai du mal à comprendre pourquoi les deux ne sont pas corrects, j'apprécierais une explication. Merci beaucoup ! :)

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