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se rendre usage ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Hunt Aug 13. 2 Replies

Is "se rendre" used in everyday conversation to convey the meaning of "to go somewhere"? It's commonly used in text books, but it somehow seems a bit dated ... or am I wrong? eg. Je desirerais me…Continue

clockwise

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vedas Nov 13, 2016. 2 Replies

The accepted/official translation of the word "clockwise" is something like: dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre. C'est vraiment une bouchée - What would be an acceptable abbreviation of that?…Continue

des enfants ...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stevo May 9, 2016. 2 Replies

If I am asking if a couple have children, I might say "ont-ils des enfants". (ie. plural - children). I my book I noticed the following: "... ils n'ont pas d'enfant". I am OK with the use of "de"…Continue

to stand

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles D Feb 19, 2016. 3 Replies

Am I wrong, or is this verb missing from the French language? It would appear that you have to describe how someone is holding his/herself. (ie. se tenir debout). If I want to point out someone in a…Continue

 

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George Hunt replied to Billy Bosworth's discussion se rendre usage ...
"There is also the expression "rendez-vous compte?" to mean "do you realise"? or "imagine that!" "il faut se rendre compte que.....""
Aug 13
Chantal Savignat replied to Billy Bosworth's discussion se rendre usage ...
"Hello, yes it's used. In every day conversation  and in text books.  "aller" is more often used but it's not strange or rare. Si vous voulez vous rendre à la Tour eiffel, il faudra partir tôt."
Aug 10
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se rendre usage ...

Is "se rendre" used in everyday conversation to convey the meaning of "to go somewhere"? It's commonly used in text books, but it somehow seems a bit dated ... or am I wrong? eg. Je desirerais me rendre a Paris. (Sorry, but can't find the accented characters).See More
Aug 9

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