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George Hunt replied to Crack1's discussion Cette nuit
"Idioms don't translate exactly from one language to another. Those sentences you have  shown us are correct. Try to get a feel of what they are saying. "Dernier  été'" is not good French ; it…"
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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"I think we have decided that "une puce"  is a male or female flea (some of these beasts are androgynous) I am still confused about the genders and plural form of  "pou" and "poux" but it is a specialist…"
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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"Hi Neil It is very quiet on your site these days. I wonder what happened to all the school age students needing  help with their attempts. I  have a young Belgian  girl staying with us at the moment who is keen to improve her…"
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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"I see that. I think it is definitely wrong. Whether "travailler" would work I am not quite sure.  I listened to the voice recording of the sentence and it seems a correct rendition but I  still feel it is wrong. (Is he just…"
Jul 11
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"http://dictionary.reverso.net/french-english/valorisant.  hope it works.  look at the sentences on the bottom.  "
Jul 11

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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion c'est donné!      it's very cheap!
"Sure. I have heard it."
Jul 11

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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"On the internet? Sow me the link. I am sure it is wrong"
Jul 11
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"it's from the reverso dictionary.  i just checked it and it's "de""
Jul 11

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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion porter sur - to be about
"I guess it would be a less common usage and I  have not come across it in a conversational setting . It doesn't mean quite  the same thing as "s'agir" so it is  a nice expression to have under one's belt."
Jul 11

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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion using "de" not "le"
"As written,I would say that sentence is  grammatically incorrect. "Le" would be fine. Perhaps your sentence is incomplete or there has been a typo."
Jul 11

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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion a partir de ce moment/desormais
"My first inclination was to say ,yes  it just applies in a "present" scenario  but I have quite easily found instances where it can indeed be "set in the past" Try this set of google returns (for "il allait…"
Jul 11
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Jul 11
alan gould replied to Crack1's discussion When you start your car
"probably the foreign cars made in the US give u the option of manual transmission but it might be that they import the car.  i think my grandfather had a US car that had manual transmission but he changed the gears from the steering wheel.…"
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Cette nuit

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar. Last reply by George Hunt on Saturday. 1 Reply

using "de" not "le"

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by George Hunt Jul 18. 8 Replies

porter sur - to be about

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by George Hunt Jul 11. 1 Reply

a partir de ce moment/desormais

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by George Hunt Jul 11. 1 Reply

When you start your car

Started by Crack1 in French Grammar. Last reply by alan gould Jul 11. 13 Replies

le temps que ça vienne

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savoir/connaitre

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Upend

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Take pains

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Slang

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