Elle demande une pomme.”

Translation: She asks for an apple.

jbxf 3 months ago

Why is “She demands an apple” wrong?

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lemmingofdestiny 2 months ago

Because “demand” in English is a strong request, whereas in French “demander” is a polite/weak request. “Exiger” in French is the equivalent of “demand” in English. E.g. “J’exige que tu débarrasse ce bordel.”