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vu que, a la lumiere de, compte tenu de

...leur situation actuelle..." these 3 could all b used to say "in light of their current situation..."  "vu que" is the shortest and the…

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 12, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

ajouter versus rajouter

i guess if i'm cooking and i'm told to add wine (for the first time), that's "ajouter" and if i then add more of it, that's "rajouter"?  co…

Started by alan gould

2 Apr 8, 2018
Reply by alan gould

de'plorer

in english, "deplore" means to strongly disapprove of something.  but from the examples i see, it merely means "to regret" in french as in…

Started by alan gould

5 Apr 5, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018

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