Why does one sentence require ‘chez elle’ and the other not?

ChrisC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Why does one sentence require ‘chez elle’ and the other not?

Après _être rentrée_chez elle, Martine a fait une sieste.

After going back home, Martine had a nap

Elles rentrent après que le bus les a déposées.

''They go home after the bus has dropped them off.'' ?

 

Why does one sentence require ‘chez elle’ and the other not?

 

Asked 1 month ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

The "chez elle" just specifies that he returned to her place. You could drop it off the first sentence or add it to the second one. It just makes the point clear to where one returns.

ChrisC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

So I shouldn't be marked wrong for leaving it out?

Why does one sentence require ‘chez elle’ and the other not?

Après _être rentrée_chez elle, Martine a fait une sieste.

After going back home, Martine had a nap

Elles rentrent après que le bus les a déposées.

''They go home after the bus has dropped them off.'' ?

 

Why does one sentence require ‘chez elle’ and the other not?

 

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