la Bastille a été attaquée

Discussion in 'French-English Vocabulary / Vocabulaire Français-Anglais' started by Aishie, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. Aishie Senior Member

    English
    'la bastille a été attaquée par les paysans'
    Does the bold part convey the sense of 'was attacked?'
    Is this grammatically correct?
     
  2. SwissPete

    SwissPete Senior Member

    94044 USA
    Français (CH), AE (California)
    Does the bold part convey the sense of 'was attacked?' Yes.

    Is this grammatically correct? Yes.

    Bastille, with a capital B.
     
  3. Alsako

    Alsako Senior Member

    français de France
    Historically, no

    The Bastille was attacked by inhabitants of Paris.
     
  4. djweaverbeaver Senior Member

    English Atlanta, GA USA
    Since the event is usually referred to as the Storming of the Bastille, I'd say The Bastille was stormed by the peasants of Paris.
     

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