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Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
""right around the corner" means it's at a 90 degree angle from the spot. "nearby" means it's a short distance on the same street. so in english, they are two different indications of the location. how do i differentiate…"
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Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
"1) to provoke qq - faire réagir quelqu'un or provoquer 2) i came across "Ils se sont réunis à 5 heures."  i'm told "se retrouver" is the most common. …"
18 hours ago
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
""C’est a deux pas (d'ici)" "right around the corner" means it's at a 90 degree angle from the spot.  "nearby" means it's a short distance on the same street.  so in english, they are two…"
19 hours ago
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
""agiter le mélange pour dissoudre le sel"   explain "agiter" versus "secouer" versus "remuer"  > here agiter = secouer = remuer. All are ok. As "faire dissoudre le sel dans…"
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"agiter le mélange pour dissoudre le sel"  explain "agiter" versus "secouer" versus "remuer" C’est a deux pas – right around the corneri know "c'est a deux pas d'ici" to mean it's nearby.  if u drop the "d'ici" is it "right around the corner"? Une infraction versus délit versus violation implementer versus mettre en œuvresignaler versus montrerdoter de versus fournir de a l’épreuve du feu versus réfractairecela parassait versus semblait See More
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alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion remuer
"waiting FOR  ON THE SOFA "
Friday
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion car
"yes there is raisons, grammatical reasons, but too complex.... I think a lot of french people don't know theses reasons. I must confess I don't really know reasons. I think as other french people I am used to use "parce que" and…"
Friday
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion défunt
"u can't say "very used."  u'd have to say "used very often" or "commonly used."   u don't hear "suckle."  u'd say "breastfeeding."  "
Friday
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion commander v. ordonner
"Yes, you're right"
Thursday
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion remuer
""Remue-toi un peu" is used. not exactly the same meaning as "Dépêche-toi". Dépêche-toi  : I am waiting you to go out, and you are always in the sofa, in front of the tv. so I say "allez…"
Thursday
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion car
"yes there is raisons, grammatical reasons, but too complex.... I think a lot of french people don't know theses reasons. I must confess I don't really know reasons. I think as other french people I am used to use "parce que" and…"
Thursday
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion défunt
""défunt" as a noun, is used, "le défunt" instead of "le mort" (as people = "un mort") in a funeral ceremony for exemple. "défunt" as an adjective is not very used.…"
Thursday
Chantal Savignat replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion gâteau / cake
""cake" is used for all recipes with eggs, flour, yeast, butter ans other foods ...mixed and cooked in a special mould called "moule à cake". cakes are called "cakes" where foods are fruits, chocolate, banana and…"
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George Hunt replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion gâteau / cake
"I am not familiar with this but it seems clear that "le cake au thon" is a savoury recipe. So clearly "un cake" does not correspond exactly to "a cake" in English which is  ,as far as I know always a sweet kind of…"
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word usage

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word usage

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compte

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remuer

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car

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défunt

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commander v. ordonner

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gâteau / cake

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Dictionary / Vocabulary. Last reply by Chantal Savignat on Thursday. 2 Replies

these were never answered

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by Chantal Savignat May 11. 3 Replies

en fin de journée

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en tous cas v. de tout facon

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indistinguishable?

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checking vocabulary

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consacrer v. se consacrer

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alors comme ca

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pas tellement

Started by alan gould in French Grammar. Last reply by Chantal Savignat May 8. 1 Reply

déclencher v. entraîner

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guetter

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