When do you use "en face de" vs. "devant"?

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Kwiziq community member

21 February 2019

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When do you use "en face de" vs. "devant"?

For example, I am in front of the school could be: Je suis en face de l'ecole or Je suis devant l'ecole? 


This question relates to:
French lesson "Using dans, sur, sous, devant, derrière, entre to say in, on top of, under, in front of, behind (prepositions)"


Kwiziq community member

22 February 2019


It's similar to English: en face de -- opposite of, facing, devant -- in front of

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