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The way baronesses are made!

Started this discussion. Last reply by alan gould Aug 3. 5 Replies

I want to make a title for an article in french that means "The way baronesses are made".I came with"Qu'on fait des baronnes" (short for "C'est ainsi qu'on fait des baronnes")The variants below seem…Continue

Check out my poem (parody)

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Hunt Apr 29, 2018. 4 Replies

It is a parody on bad and awkward poèmes d’amour.Nevertheless it is a parody it has to have sense and follow poetry rules, such as syllable count and stress.I think all these points can be improved,…Continue

doesn't e-muet exist anymore? Why?

Started this discussion. Last reply by George Hunt Apr 20, 2018. 1 Reply

Feel myself like a fool. At school I learnt that "e" is silent in some words like "pardonnE", "capriceE", "pEtit" and what do I hear at forvo's? cAUchEmar! all that "e"s are not silent anymore! Why?Continue

Please check my french phrases

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chantal Savignat Mar 23, 2018. 8 Replies

C’est une idée fixe de l’auteur. Une sorte de la triste bourde.Aussi, cet auteur est possédé du démon de la vengeance, car un jour de vengeance était dans son cœur. Pas moins triste, pas moins…Continue

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alan gould replied to LiXiQing's discussion The way baronesses are made!
"i would just go w "comment faire une baronne""
Aug 3

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion The way baronesses are made!
"Maybe use "se faire"? So "Comment se font les Baronnes?"  might work. "
Jul 29
LiXiQing replied to LiXiQing's discussion The way baronesses are made!
"Thank you. Yes I would like to regard it as a process all baronesses are made. More correctly it should be cosidered as ambiguity. The english phrase is perfect in this context."
Jul 24

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion The way baronesses are made!
"Maybe also "Comment devient-on (une?) Baronne? ""
Jul 24

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion The way baronesses are made!
"Comment sont crees les Baronnes. Maybe that works.By "make" ,you mean the procedure do you? Not how they are physically assembled as if in a manufacturing process. surely. Maybe a French speaker will give a better answer."
Jul 24
LiXiQing posted a discussion

The way baronesses are made!

I want to make a title for an article in french that means "The way baronesses are made".I came with"Qu'on fait des baronnes" (short for "C'est ainsi qu'on fait des baronnes")The variants below seem to be less intersting or correct:"La façon dont des baronnes sont faites""Ainsi naissent des baronnes""On fait donc des baronnes"Help me to form the title right.See More
Jul 20

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion Check out my poem (parody)
"You are quite welcome."
Apr 29, 2018
LiXiQing replied to LiXiQing's discussion Check out my poem (parody)
"thank you guys I appreciate your assistance"
Apr 29, 2018
Chantal Savignat replied to LiXiQing's discussion Check out my poem (parody)
"It's a nice poem. If you didn't say it's a parody I didn't think it's one. to have sense : yes the whole poem has sense. it's easier to say "ma belle demoiselle"  and it's more usual. But "ma…"
Apr 28, 2018

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion Check out my poem (parody)
"I think  "Ils sont la Lune " would have to be "Ce sont la Lune...." anyway. Not sure if you could use "ma belle 'demoiselle" (maybe a bit of a joke as it is also a kind of fish_ Don't ask…"
Apr 26, 2018
LiXiQing posted a discussion

Check out my poem (parody)

It is a parody on bad and awkward poèmes d’amour.Nevertheless it is a parody it has to have sense and follow poetry rules, such as syllable count and stress.I think all these points can be improved, so you may help me to do it.Je vous aime tropma bellemademoiselle!Je vois vos yeuxbrillantsdans le ciel!Ils sont la Luneet le Soleilque j’fixe!La seule chose dontj’ai peur c’est de –l’éclipse!See More
Apr 26, 2018

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion doesn't e-muet exist anymore? Why?
"Language evolves and pronunciation varies from region to region. It would not surprise me to hear "cauchemar" with with a0 silent "e" or with an "e" either heavily or lightly pronounced. Variety,as they say is the…"
Apr 20, 2018
LiXiQing posted a discussion

doesn't e-muet exist anymore? Why?

Feel myself like a fool. At school I learnt that "e" is silent in some words like "pardonnE", "capriceE", "pEtit" and what do I hear at forvo's? cAUchEmar! all that "e"s are not silent anymore! Why?See More
Apr 19, 2018
Chantal Savignat replied to LiXiQing's discussion Please check my french phrases
"triste me*de : the adjectif is before the name.  When an adjectif is before the name, sometimes the meaning is a little bit different. Une triste nullité. un triste débris  (idea of pathetic more important). Un débris…"
Mar 23, 2018
Chantal Savignat replied to LiXiQing's discussion Please check my french phrases
"In France too, ko is used in boxing. but ko is used to say someone i can't move because i'm very tired : je suis ko. and to say "wrong" but now i am not sure it's used everywhere. I think it's because I work in…"
Mar 23, 2018

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George Hunt replied to LiXiQing's discussion Please check my french phrases
"A "ko" is a "knock out" as in boxing."
Mar 22, 2018

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