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Son fils est devenu général pendant la guerre. Plus tard, il a été élu sénateur, et finalement de Gaulle l’a nommé ministre ‘The father was a barrister. His son became a general during the war. Later, he was elected a senator, and finally de Gaulle appointed him a minister’. g. Son père était un avocat distingué ‘His father was a distinguished barrister’. ) ‘what a . . g. Quel homme intelligent ! ’, Quelle famille ! ’. g. Jamais enfant n’a été plus charmant ‘Never was a child more charming’. : nombre de C’est chose facile C’est mauvais signe porter plainte contre à grande/faible allure en lieu sûr a number of That’s an easy thing (easily done) That’s a bad sign to lodge a complaint against at a great/slow speed in a safe place 37–39 Articles 33 37 French uses par where English uses the indefinite article in a distributive sense in such contexts as the following: trois fois par semaine gagner trois mille euros par mois dix euros par personne three times a week to earn three thousand euros a month ten euros a head (per person) Le son .
A) He gave John a present = He gave a present to John (b) How many letters have you sent your brother = to your brother? (c) He won’t lend anyone his video-recorder = He won’t lend his video-recorder to anyone (d) You’ll have to show someone your passport = You’ll have to show your passport to someone (e) He has bought his wife a car = He has bought a car for his wife. This is not possible in French – the indirect object is always (except for personal pronouns, see 198) indicated by the preposition à ‘to’ (or, with some verbs, pour ‘for’).
G. Le père était avocat. Son fils est devenu général pendant la guerre. Plus tard, il a été élu sénateur, et finalement de Gaulle l’a nommé ministre ‘The father was a barrister. His son became a general during the war. Later, he was elected a senator, and finally de Gaulle appointed him a minister’. g. Son père était un avocat distingué ‘His father was a distinguished barrister’. ) ‘what a . . g. Quel homme intelligent ! ’, Quelle famille ! ’. g. Jamais enfant n’a été plus charmant ‘Never was a child more charming’.