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en fin de journée

there's a song that says "jusqu’a la fin du jour."  which do i use?

Started by alan gould

2 May 11
Reply by alan gould

en tous cas v. de tout facon

do these both mean "in any case?"

Started by alan gould

1 May 10
Reply by Chantal Savignat

indistinguishable?

Is there a difference : Effroyable – appalling, terrible, dreadful affreux – dreadful, awful ecourant – sickening, sickly, disgusting e’pou…

Started by alan gould

1 May 10
Reply by Chantal Savignat

checking vocabulary

the following are vocab i put in a notebook to study while i'm on the bus or walking.  these i want to check: 1) provoke -- faire réagir or…

Started by alan gould

2 May 9
Reply by alan gould

consacrer v. se consacrer

i can't see where to use the latter instead of the former.  

Started by alan gould

7 May 9
Reply by alan gould

alors comme ca

i have these 2 examples:  Alors comme ca tu t’en vas Alors comme ca tu vas arreter tes e’tudes? i'm told the speaker is expressing surprise…

Started by alan gould

5 May 9
Reply by alan gould

pas tellement

so if someone asked me if i like X, i would say "pas tellement"    i would have thought "pas vraiment."  

Started by alan gould

1 May 8
Reply by Chantal Savignat

déclencher v. entraîner

they pretty much mean the same thing.  for now, i think i can use them interchangeably.  

Started by alan gould

6 May 8
Reply by Chantal Savignat

guetter

is this heard?  here is the one sentence I have.  I don't see any distinction between guetter and attendre.   Elle guette l'arrivée du fac…

Started by alan gould

4 May 8
Reply by Chantal Savignat

accaparer – to monopolize

how often do u hear the former?  the latter is easier for me to use of course as there's "monopoly" and "monopolize" 

Started by alan gould

0 May 8

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