Unformatted text preview: . (They are the boys' parents./They are the parents of the boys.) Possession Using être à The idiom être à (to belong to) is usually used to show possession of a thing. Conjugate être to agree with the subject, and if the sentence contains two or more nouns, repeat the preposition à before each noun: Ces CDs sont à Mathieu et à Bernard . (These CDs belong to Mathew and Bernard.) Note how être à is used in questions, as follows: • À qui est ce stylo? (Whose pen is this?) • À qui sont ces magazines? (Whose magazines are these?)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08