Je ne saurais

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Definition

(si j’avais un stylo), je ne saurais (quoi écrire) : (if I had a pen), I wouldn’t know (what to write)conjugaison

The pas is often left out in literary French.
To express hypothetical or uncertain actions occurring: Si + 1st verb in imperfect 2nd verb in conditional.

je ne saurais (vous expliquer cela) : I wouldn’t know how, I am unable (to explain that to you)

Examples

  • "Si j’avais trois mains, je ne saurais où donner de la tête."
  • "À vrai dire, je ne saurais t’éclairer sur ma mission à l’AIGF, je ne la connais pas moi-même !"

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