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What's your bête noire of French grammar?

Dear all, I'm looking to expand the site's French grammar section so am looking for suggestions of new topics to include. So in a nutshell…

Started by Neil CoffeyLatest Reply

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avoir besoin de, avoir besoin des...?

1. Mon chien a peur des chats 2. J'ai besoin d'oeufs If sentence 1 is correct then shouldn't sentence 2 be..."J'ai besoin des oeufs"? Wha…

Started by Joseph K.

5 Aug 8
Reply by George Hunt

Water Glass

I think this is an easy one. We have un verre de vin and un verre à vin, which are a glass of wine and a wine glass, respectively. So, is i…

Started by Dwayne Roberts

5 Aug 3
Reply by George Hunt

apprendre v. enseigner

i just came across this sentence:  Avec ces poupées, on apprend aux filles qu’elles doivent faire attention à leur apparence, à leurs vêtem…

Started by alan gould

1 Aug 3
Reply by George Hunt

the best in the world

quite sure i learned to say "le meilleur X du monde".  but on the internet, i'm hearing "au monde" and never "du monde."  i'm wondering if…

Started by alan gould

2 Aug 3
Reply by George Hunt

The way baronesses are made!

I want to make a title for an article in french that means "The way baronesses are made". I came with "Qu'on fait des baronnes" (short for…

Started by LiXiQing

5 Aug 3
Reply by alan gould

apprendre v. enseigner

i just came across this sentence:  Avec ces poupées, on apprend aux filles qu’elles doivent faire attention à leur apparence, à leurs vêtem…

Started by alan gould

0 Aug 3

The French way of saying leave

French uses several words for leave. It is very confusing for me.  The French words are laisser, partir, se partir, conge, quitter etc. P…

Started by Crack1

0 Jul 24

reponse v. riposte

when would u use one over the other? 

Started by alan gould

2 Jun 21
Reply by Chantal Savignat

suite a

what are common ways to use this?  i think one is "suite a votre lettre..."

Started by alan gould

1 Jun 21
Reply by Chantal Savignat

suite a

what are common ways to use this?  i think one is "suite a votre lettre..."

Started by alan gould

1 May 12
Reply by George Hunt

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