Dwayne Roberts's Discussions
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dwayne Roberts Jun 5.
I recently noticed that the French use "cake" to mean fruit cake (Cassell's dictionary and others). But I've also seen it used in cake au thon. I don't believe that gâteau and cake are synonymous,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dwayne Roberts Mar 14.
Do we ever use the conditional mode when saying "please"? If it would please you, rather than if it pleases you? I'm confident we use it in other than "please" (as in requesting compliance) phrases,…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by George Hunt Aug 3, 2019.
I think this is an easy one.We have un verre de vin and un verre à vin, which are a glass of wine and a wine glass, respectively.So, is it un verre d'eau and un verre en eau for water?Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Chantal Savignat May 29, 2018.
Is this sentence correct? Is it how the statement would normally be made?Elle a fait la fine bouche devant les repas ordinaires.She was picky/choosy of ordinary meals. She looked down her nose at…Continue