Which is correct "du" or "de" in the sentence "Je ne fais pas ____ cheval.

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Linda

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14 July 2018

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Which is correct "du" or "de" in the sentence "Je ne fais pas ____ cheval.

This relates to:
Un, une become de or d' in negative sentences (indefinite articles) -

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

15 July 2018

15/07/18

Hi Linda, 

it is - "Je ne fais pas du cheval" for 'I don't ride horses' i.e. 'I can't ride'.

You might say "Je ne fais pas de cheval aujourd'hui" for I won't ride today.

So a bit trickier than first thought...

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