2 Answered Questions for the topic partitif

06/25/19

Usage of “d'eau” vs “de l'eau”?

I'm confused about when to use “*d'eau*” and when to use “*de l'eau*”. For example, if someone asks “what is in that carafe?”, I think it is correct to answer “*c'est de l'eau*”. But if you ask for... more
Partitif French Grammaire

06/17/19

Do native speakers of French generally use "du/de la" when thinking of nouns like eau, sel, etc?

This is sort of a question about the extent to which French speakers associate partitive articles with nouns that use them.If you ask for water at a restaurant, you might say "De l'eau, s'il vous... more

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