Du De Des De la in FRENCH

How to use Du, De, Des, De la in FRENCH ?

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In this article, you are going to learn How to use Du, De, Des, De la in FRENCH. Let’s go !

Noun + DE + Noun
This 2nd noun determines the first one

Une voiture de course
A racing car

Un chien de berger
A sheepdog

Un professeur de sports
A sports teacher

Une entreprise de transports
A transport company

Pay attention to the fact that we say

La table du salon
The living room table

La porte de la salle de bain
The bathroom door

C'est un spécialiste des marchés internationaux
He is a specialist in international markets

Il s'occupe des enfants
He is taking care of the children

Noun + DE + Noun
Who determines a material, a product

Un collier de pierres précieuses
A gemstone necklace

Une barre de fer
An iron bar

Pay attention to the fact that we say

Une table en marbre
A marble table

Un manteau en cuir
A leather coat


Beaucoup de chaussures
A lot of shoes

Un sac de billes
A bag of marbles

Un panier de fruits
A basket of fruits

Names, cities, countries

C'est la voiture de Thomas
This is Thomas's car

Nous parlons de l'Afrique
We are talking about Africa

Nous venons de Paris
We come from Paris

I hope you enjoyed to learn to avoid How to use Du, De, Des, De la in FRENCH, it will be useful for your next trip to Paris !

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