Affirmative (sentence) – phrase affirmative


Let's Define It!

What's an *affirmative* sentence?

Not to sound to plain, but I'll just say here that an affirmative sentence [phrase affirmative] such as "Marc aime le vin" is a sentence that positively affirms something. (Gee, thanks, Captain Obvious!)

As such, an affirmative sentence is neither negative [Marc n'aime pas le vin.] nor interrogative [Marc aime-t-il le vin?].


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Let's Have an Example or Two!

Can a little reinforcement do the trick?

Find below a few examples of affirmative sentences.

  1. Elle était très séduisante. She is was very attractive.
  2. Nous sommes tous mortels. We are all mortal.
  3. Je pense à vous. I think about you.
  4. Elle habite à Paris. She lives in Paris.
  5. Je sais que vous êtes malade. I know that you are sick. 


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