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de l' Explained

de l' at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: head » fr|article|head=de l’
  • Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
    1. : Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?

      Usage notes

      * While English does have the partitive determiner Inter: term » some, the French article Inter: term » |de l’- frequently translates to nothing at all in English; for example, the above example « Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? » could also be translated simply as “Would you like garlic?”

    Translation: fr » de l'