Demarrer uses when you start the car, I think
My question is on the words 'the moment the clutch engages'.
Of course the moment the clutch engages is starting the car.
Maybe other people will look at my question."
When you start your car there is the moment the clutch engages.I think there is no single English word for it.Maybe another English word is 'moment of engaging'.How do you say this in French? Probably French has a single word for it. See More
Yes my French is not too bad but I will nearly always defer to a native speaker (or to a non native speaker with a better -or even similar- familiarity of the language than mine)
Since we do not have many of those frequenting…"
Your reply sounds natural to my ears.
Are you a native French speaker?
If you are a native French speaker, I will accept it without blinking an eye.
I guess you are either British or American.
However, you possess a good command or…"
Summer is looming.I must fix my bike.Yesterday, I upended my bike to clean the chain and to fix a few things.French uses the word 'renverser' to upend, according the dictionary.How do I say I upended the bike in French?Maybe a native French speaker has some other ideas on my question.J'ai renversé mon velo. MAYBE INCORRECT.I know faire du velo is go cycling.See More
"I respect to your views on decision making procedures in the families.
By the way, I have just returned from Sri Lanka after a 3-months long holiday.
It is very warm. The temperature rose to 38 degrees Celsius in the middle of the day.
Soon I am…"
"No , I would personally include any culture with a strong exposure to the English language as "native English speakers".
Not being familiar with Sri Lanka I cannot say if there was /is a large class of…"
I mean the expression.
I was born in a former British colony; it is Sri Lanka.
We had the first female prime minister of the World, in the 60s.
I heard this expression very often, then.
You may tell me those people are not native…"
"Do you mean the expression or the sentiment?
We also have the expression "Who wears the pants in the house ?" which is a more brutal and down to earth variant on the theme.
I would be surprised if the capability…"
The dominance of women at home or elsewhere is obvious.
So I have heard this from native English speakers.
Maybe French and other nationalities do not know this.
Some countries have women prime ministers.
A native English speaker…"