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George Hunt replied to george willms's discussion savoir/connaitre
"Yes , I would say there is a difference.  "connaitre" implies an in depth  knowledge  and "savoir" would be more "factual"  and less contextual. "La vérité." ,as implied by…"
Thursday
george willms replied to george willms's discussion savoir/connaitre
"Sorry I meant: Je connais la vérité!"
Tuesday
george willms posted a discussion

savoir/connaitre

Is there a difference in meaning between:1. Je sais la vérité     and2. Je connait la vérité.See More
Tuesday

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George Hunt replied to michael rivers's discussion Jour/journée with number and attributive adjective
"That is my understanding."
Dec 5
michael rivers replied to michael rivers's discussion Jour/journée with number and attributive adjective
"Thanks for the reply. So basically it can be either of the two depending on the nuance that you want to express."
Dec 4

Educator
George Hunt replied to michael rivers's discussion Jour/journée with number and attributive adjective
""3 journées magnifiques" is fine (as is also "3 jours magnifiques") "une  journée " carries the idea of the "day long" and "le jour"  is more the particular day as opposed to…"
Dec 4
michael rivers posted a discussion

Jour/journée with number and attributive adjective

I was told that you should always use "jour" with numbers and "journée" with attributive adjectives. But what happens when you want say something with both, like "I spent 3 great/magnificent days in Paris".  Would it be either            "J'ai passé 3 grands jours/3 jours magnifiques à Paris" or             "J'ai passé 3 grandes journées/3 journées magnifiques à Paris"Is there a definitive rule or does it just depend on what you are trying to…See More
Dec 4
Alice posted a discussion

Slang

Hey everyone!Just wondering about slang and colloquialisms that you use with friends and family. Any input would be much appreciated! Thanks :)See More
Nov 28

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George Hunt replied to Digby Green's discussion How do you type French characters (English keyboard)
"Thanks. Sounds like a few possibilities there.."
Nov 27
Allan Rockett replied to Digby Green's discussion How do you type French characters (English keyboard)
"You can switch from the standard English UK keyboard to the UK extended keyboard. This allows key combinations to type the French accents.  Alternatively, you can download the FREE Microsoft Keyboard Creator and add your own key combinations to…"
Nov 27
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Nov 27
Crack1 replied to Crack1's discussion Information and renseignement
"There are a few gyms in Paris. What I am saying is that in Germany and Scandinavia, you will find gyms everywhere. It is so popular and became a fashion. Recently I went to Copenhagen and stayed with a family. The landlady told me it is a fashion…"
Nov 23
Vedas replied to Crack1's discussion Information and renseignement
"Well I'm a bit surprised, I'm not under the impression that gyms are thin on the ground in France perhaps more difficult to find (not conspicuous and often small clubs) but I might be wrong compared to other countries. It's true that…"
Nov 23
Crack1 replied to Crack1's discussion Information and renseignement
"Thanks Vedas Gyms are not very popular in Paris. Gyms are very popular in Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. They charge 20 euros. It is worth for me. Probably, there is a cultural difference between France and the rest of the European…"
Nov 23
Vedas replied to Crack1's discussion Information and renseignement
"Hello, salle is feminine so you must use "une" Je m'entraine dans une salle de gym à Paris."
Nov 23
Crack1 replied to Crack1's discussion Information and renseignement
"Thanks for the replies. You have given more details. Je vais à paris. Je vais m'entraîner dans un salle de gym à Paris. Je m'entraîne 3 fois par semaine."
Nov 23
 

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savoir/connaitre

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What's the correct preposition

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journalier versus quotidien

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