What is the difference here: son propre défaut vs. son défaut ?

RonC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

What is the difference here: son propre défaut vs. son défaut ?

Chacun a son propre défaut. I think that the above locution has the same sense as «Chacun a son défaut.»; however it was marked incorrect on the quiz. Please advise the difference.
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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
"son défaut" = his fault "son propre défaut" = his own fault I hope that helps. -- Chris (...and you already know what I am not ;)

What is the difference here: son propre défaut vs. son défaut ?

Chacun a son propre défaut. I think that the above locution has the same sense as «Chacun a son défaut.»; however it was marked incorrect on the quiz. Please advise the difference.

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