PARTIR-SORTIR-QUITTER

PARTIR-SORTIR-QUITTER - de la des must be used EX Je sors...

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PARTIR v. SORTIR v. QUITTER PARTIR: to leave OPPOSITE: arriver (to arrive) Tu pars dans une semaine. Often used with a preposition to show TO where someone is going to or FROM where s/he is leaving. Ex: Tu pars DES Êtats-Unis Tu pars POUR Paris. Tu pars EN France. SORTIR: to go out, go out with (romantically or otherwise), or to take out when followed by a direct object OPPOSITE: entrer (to enter) or rentrer (return home) Le soir, je sors à 9h et je rentre à minuit. In the evening, I go out at nine and return home at midnight. Roméo et Juliette sortent ensemble. Romeo and Juliet go out together. Mes amis et moi sortons le week-end. My friends and I go out on the weekend. IMPORTANT: When the sentence specifies from where someone is leaving, a variation of the preposition “de” (du,
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Unformatted text preview: de la, des) must be used. EX. Je sors DU bureau pour manger le déjeuner. Il sort DE LA maison. Vous sortez DES magasins avec beaucoup de sacs. When followed by a direct object , sortir can mean “to take out.” A direct object answers the question “What?” or “Whom?” EX: Nous sortons la poubelle . (D.O.) We take out the trash. (Take out what? The trash.) QUITTER: to leave a place or a person In Parisian French, (which is what you’re learning), “quitter” must always be followed by a direct object. You will never see “Je quitte” used to mean “I’m leaving.” In Canadian French, you can say this. Elle quitte son mari. (leaves whom? Her husband.) Nous quittons le cinéma après le film. (Leave what? The movie theater.)...
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