"Vous avez des frères et sœurs ?" means: Are you brothers and sisters? .... Can someone please explain why avoir is used and not être. ..... Thanks

MichaelC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

"Vous avez des frères et sœurs ?" means: Are you brothers and sisters? .... Can someone please explain why avoir is used and not être. ..... Thanks

Asked 10 months ago
ShreyA1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi Michael,

The sentence 'Vous avez des frères et sœurs ?' actually means " Do you have brothers and sisters ? "

The verb 'avoir' is used here which means "to  have".

For the sentence 'Are you brothers and sisters?' , the French translation would be as "Êtes-vous frères et sœurs ? "

- Varsha

 

MichaelC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thank you.
Maria YnmaculadaA0Kwiziq community member

Merci !

"Vous avez des frères et sœurs ?" means: Are you brothers and sisters? .... Can someone please explain why avoir is used and not être. ..... Thanks

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