Why is it 'je vais y reflechir' and not 'j'y vais reflechir?'

DianeB2Kwiziq community member

Why is it 'je vais y reflechir' and not 'j'y vais reflechir?'

Asked 3 years ago
LauraKwiziq team member

Bonjour Diane,

Y precedes the verb it modifies, which is réfléchir. Putting y in front of vais would be like saying "I'm going about it to think."

DianeB2Kwiziq community member
Oh! Didn't know that. Merci!

Why is it 'je vais y reflechir' and not 'j'y vais reflechir?'

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