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EtymologyEdit

les +‎ quels

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

lesquels m pl

  1. (relative pronoun) masculine plural of lequel: (following a preposition) which, that, whom
    Elle préfère les hommes avec lesquels tu sortais.
    She prefers the men with whom you you were going out.
    Il se remet à travailler sur les projet pour lesquels il avait déjà passé tellement de temps.
    He's starting to work on the projects on which he had already spent so much time.
  2. (interrogative pronoun) which ones
    Passe-moi les ballons. - Lesquels ? Il y en a de différentes sortes.
    Pass me the balls. - Which ones? There are different sorts.

Usage notesEdit

See lequel for usage notes.

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