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What's the correct preposition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Esteban de la Cruz Sep 25, 2016. 5 Replies

Could someone tell me the correct preposition to use in the sentence, "My mother is going to India." Google translates it as " Ma mère va à l'Inde." It just doesn't sound right. Thanks.Continue

Letter closings

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neil Coffey Aug 8, 2011. 5 Replies

Are there any other  terms for closing an informal letter besides 'cordialement' and 'amicalement' ?

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Esteban de la Cruz replied to Joël's discussion What's the correct preposition
"Hi, You should definitively say "en Inde". As Stevo pointed, "aux Indes" is grammaticaly correct. It's exactly the same thing as "en Inde" but with a plural form, and so anachronistic. Now why can't you say…"
Sep 25, 2016
Stevo replied to Joël's discussion What's the correct preposition
"Hi Joel and George. George, your comment is perfect. So, it's useless to add other grammar explanations. I place here just a short adding to explain why French people use sometimes yet “aux Indes” instead of “en Inde” (…"
Sep 23, 2016

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George Hunt replied to Joël's discussion What's the correct preposition
"When I "research"  via Google  and there are two alternate possibilities  I pate them both into Google as a complete phrase in quotation marks. As a rough guide one  of the alternatives will bring up more returns than…"
Sep 7, 2016
Joël replied to Joël's discussion What's the correct preposition
"Thanks George. I'm getting really confused here; when I type in the full sentence "my mother is going to India", google gives me "ma mère va à l'Inde", but when I type just "to India", it…"
Sep 7, 2016

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George Hunt replied to Joël's discussion What's the correct preposition
"I am pretty sure  you should say "aller en Inde" although you can also say "aller aux Indes" . I am not sure if they have exactly the same meaning ,though."
Sep 6, 2016
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What's the correct preposition

Could someone tell me the correct preposition to use in the sentence, "My mother is going to India." Google translates it as " Ma mère va à l'Inde." It just doesn't sound right. Thanks.See More
Sep 5, 2016
Erwan replied to Joël's discussion Letter closings
"In a very formal way, you can also say Je vous prie d'agréer Madame,Monsieur, l'expression de mes sentiments distingués/de mes respectueuses salutations.   This kind of sentence is not really out of fashion but are used…"
Aug 8, 2011

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stu harris replied to Joël's discussion Letter closings
"Neil, have the very formal sign-offs (Veuillez croire, cher Monsieur, à l'expression de mes sentiments les plus distinguées) gone out of fashion now? I hope so, they always struck me as pretty silly."
Aug 8, 2011
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Joël replied to Joël's discussion Letter closings
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Aug 7, 2011
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Letter closings

Are there any other  terms for closing an informal letter besides 'cordialement' and 'amicalement' ?
Aug 7, 2011
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