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english word "schedule"

when u speak about a person's schedule, do u use "emploi du temps" or "programme"?  the dictionary has "un emploi du temps charge'" for "a…

Started by alan gould

6 Apr 5
Reply by Chantal Savignat

french for "fluency"

i saw both "la maitrise de francais" and l'aisance en francais".  are both used?  Tx

Started by alan gould

5 Apr 5
Reply by Chantal Savignat

rajouter versus remettre du sel

is there a difference?  is one used more often?  Tx

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 5
Reply by Chantal Savignat

dans la foule'e

the dictionary gave this example and said it means "immediately afterwards":   Il avait décidé de faire le ménage dans la cuisine mais dan…

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 5
Reply by Chantal Savignat

payer versus verser

i think verser is used when u pay a worker's salary, or pay a bill.  i think u can use it to pay ur bill in a resto.  am i right?  Tx 

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 3
Reply by Chantal Savignat

vachement

i see that this means "really" as in "very"  i think i saw or heard "t'as vachment de cinemas" meaning "a lot of."  is this usage correct a…

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 3
Reply by Chantal Savignat

etre perdu, s'etre perdu, egarre'

i have the example "nous nous sommes e'gare's" meaning "we're lost."  "se perdre" is "to get lost."  but when i looked at how to say "i'm l…

Started by alan gould

0 Apr 3

"pointer" versus "enfoncer"

i have on a study card the sentence "il a pointe' sa canne dans mon dos" translated as "he stuck his cane in my back."  i just looked at "p…

Started by alan gould

0 Apr 3

tellement versus tant

to say "there were so many people", i can say "tellement" or "tant."  are there times when i have to use one and not the other?  if so, ho…

Started by alan gould

2 Apr 1
Reply by alan gould

instructions

i know "mode d'emploi."  is there a difference between "consignes" and "instructions"?  is one used more than the other if they're the same…

Started by alan gould

0 Apr 1

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