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Chantal Savignat
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Started Oct 2, 2018 0 Replies

but in homage to Charles Aznavour who died yesterday.Hier encore j’avais vingt ansJe caressais le tempsEt jouais de la vieComme on joue de l’amourEt je vivais la nuitSans compter sur mes joursQui…Continue

BONNE ANNEE 2013

Started this discussion. Last reply by blueblooded Jan 5, 2013. 3 Replies

Je vous souhaite à tous et à toutes une belle et douce année 2013 avec plein, plein, plein de joie, de bonheur, de réussite et de santé pour vous et tous vos proches.Meilleurs voeux ...ChantalContinue

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Chantal Savignat replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion gâteau / cake
"where foods are fruits, chocolate and all sugar foods, cakes are generally called cakes when they have these special rectangular form and with this recipe (eggs, flour, yeast, butter just mixed and the special cake texture after cooking). They could…"
Jun 5
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
""right around the corner" means it's at a 90 degree angle from the spot. "nearby" means it's a short distance on the same street. so in english, they are two different indications of the location. how do i differentiate…"
May 31
Chantal Savignat liked alan gould's discussion word usage
May 31
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
"1) to provoke qq - faire réagir quelqu'un or provoquer 2) i came across "Ils se sont réunis à 5 heures."  i'm told "se retrouver" is the most common. …"
May 31
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion word usage
""agiter le mélange pour dissoudre le sel"   explain "agiter" versus "secouer" versus "remuer"  > here agiter = secouer = remuer. All are ok. As "faire dissoudre le sel dans…"
May 30
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion commander v. ordonner
"Yes, you're right"
May 28
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion remuer
""Remue-toi un peu" is used. not exactly the same meaning as "Dépêche-toi". Dépêche-toi  : I am waiting you to go out, and you are always in the sofa, in front of the tv. so I say "allez…"
May 28
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion car
"yes there is raisons, grammatical reasons, but too complex.... I think a lot of french people don't know theses reasons. I must confess I don't really know reasons. I think as other french people I am used to use "parce que" and…"
May 28
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion défunt
""défunt" as a noun, is used, "le défunt" instead of "le mort" (as people = "un mort") in a funeral ceremony for exemple. "défunt" as an adjective is not very used.…"
May 28
Chantal Savignat replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion gâteau / cake
""cake" is used for all recipes with eggs, flour, yeast, butter ans other foods ...mixed and cooked in a special mould called "moule à cake". cakes are called "cakes" where foods are fruits, chocolate, banana and…"
May 28
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion perdre une habitude v. défaire d'une habitude
"so use "se défaire de ses habitudes""
May 11
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion these were never answered
"I am going to begin a booknote for my poor memory ;-) thank you."
May 11
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion en fin de journée
""en fin de journée" vs "jusqu'à la fin du jour" ? "jusqu'à la fin du jour" is sustained. Is used to say for exemple "on dansera jusqu'à la fin du jour" : implied it…"
May 10
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion perdre une habitude v. défaire d'une habitude
"both are used. noone is used more. It's quite individual...and depends of level of education. There is "changer ses habitudes" too."
May 10
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion en tous cas v. de tout facon
"en tout cas = de toute façon. I think they mean "in any case"."
May 10
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion indistinguishable?
"Is there a difference : Effroyable – appalling, terrible, dreadful affreux – dreadful, awful ecourant – sickening, sickly, disgusting e’pouvantable yes. But difficult to explain..... because all theses words aare often used…"
May 10

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