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"these parallel the english usage, but i'll point out that "preciser" takes a differe…"

alan gould replied Mar 17, 2018 to expliciter, clarifier, pre'ciser

4 Mar 18, 2018
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"i see tapis can also b just a mat so i don't see when to use carpette.    "

alan gould replied Mar 16, 2018 to la carpette versus le tapis

6 Mar 19, 2018
Reply by George Hunt

"never heard of it in the US.  "

alan gould replied Mar 15, 2018 to nombriliste

4 Mar 15, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

"t's the opposite in english.  a journalist would not write it, but people will say "…"

alan gould replied Mar 15, 2018 to bon nombre de

2 Mar 15, 2018
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"i would also add that in english, i think "suddenly" connotes more that something ar…"

alan gould replied Mar 14, 2018 to subitement v. soudainement

4 Mar 14, 2018
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"the italian word "subito" means "immediately."  maybe that sheds some light"

alan gould replied Mar 14, 2018 to subitement v. soudainement

4 Mar 14, 2018
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"i first learned "tout a coup" so i was surprised when i encountered recently the oth…"

alan gould replied Mar 14, 2018 to subitement v. soudainement

4 Mar 14, 2018
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"i found this sentence in the dictionary:  "je quittais une partie de moi-même, comm…"

alan gould replied Mar 14, 2018 to "abord" and "aborder"

2 Mar 14, 2018
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"ok.  it will b easy to distinguish the two.  Tx"

alan gould replied Mar 14, 2018 to "avis" v. "opinion"

2 Mar 14, 2018
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"i like "un sportif acharne'" which is a "sports freak" and so by extension i could u…"

alan gould replied Mar 11, 2018 to s'acharner a faire

4 Mar 11, 2018
Reply by George Hunt

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