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you never say "Quel un beau matin !"

Johnny

Kwiziq community member

19 June 2017

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you never say "Quel un beau matin !"

So how would one say "What a beatiful morning!"? Also, this lesson addresses "What a...!" How do I say "how kind of you"?

This relates to:
Quel, quelle, quels, quelles + noun = What a ... -

Ron

Kwiziq community member

20 June 2017

20/06/17

Bonjour Johnny,
One way to say «how kind of you» is C'est trés gentil de votre part. I am sure there are other ways which are better.

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

20 June 2017

20/06/17

Bonjour Johnny !

To say "What a beautiful morning!", you will indeed omit the article "un" but keep the rest as is:
"Quel beau matin!"

As for "how kind of you" and such sentences, it's much trickier to express in French, as this structure simply doesn't exist.
Instead, you will use "Comme c'est gentil de votre part !" or "Comme vous êtes gentil !"

I hope that's helpful!
À bientôt !

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