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“Ce à quoi” vs “à quoi”?

I've been going through examples in a French grammar workbook, and I saw this example sentence: J'ignore ce à quoi il s'abonne. But then I also saw this: Je ne sais pas à quoi il pense. These ...
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Different occurrences of “que”, “qu'” or “qui” in questions

Qui est-ce ___ parle ? What should the blank be filled with? que qu' qui I am really confused about this! Is there an explanation?
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Répétition du sujet sous forme de pronom dans les questions

Des phrases interrogatives telles que « Comment le prisonnier a-t-il pu s'évader? » sont assez courantes et il semble parfois que l'on ne puisse pas exprimer leur contenu autrement; par ...
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Qui and its uses

My French teacher recently told me that the interrogative qui can be used both as an interrogate as well as taking the place of a pronoun. I may be incorrectly interpreting what she said and this may ...
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Why is “qui” used here, when it looks like it is replacing a direct object?

I saw this sentence on Duolingo: Vous pouvez inviter qui vous voulez. I am wondering why "qui" is used here instead of "que". If we "undo" the pronoun, it looks like "qui" here is replacing a ...
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How to express “how many of them”

Je me demande combien d'entre eux vont passer les examens aujourd'hui ? Je me demande combien ils vont être à passer les examens aujourd'hui ? When I want to express the idea of "how many of ...