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George Hunt replied to alan gould's discussion perdre pied
Sunday
alan gould posted a discussion

perdre pied

perdre pied.i was told this means u feel u're inadequate compared to others.  but a dictionary said it means to b confused.  i'd like to see it in a sentence.    See More
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Nov 16
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Nov 15
alan gould replied to alan gould's discussion vocab clarification
"ok.  maybe i didn't write them out.  i'll look on the site and find them.  Tx"
Oct 26

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George Hunt replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"Like a minefield :)"
Oct 26
Chantal Savignat replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"yes, even in France, for a lot of native french speakers these rules are complicated. not in a conversation, in speech, or talking. But writing colors without errors means to think and be concentrating.  I had to confess, I read again rules…"
Oct 26

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George Hunt replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"Indeed ,quite complicated (and surprising) I will never remember all that. I  will be happy enough if I recognize it -if and when I encounter the various  examples."
Oct 26
Dwayne Roberts replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"Thank you so very much.  I had no clue.  This is a little complicated, so it'll take some time before I'll remember this, I'm sure. In any case, the article matches the noun.  La jupe vert clair, not Le jupe vert…"
Oct 25
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion vocab clarification
"these ones where done, i remember answering to consignes/mode d'emploi."
Oct 25
Chantal Savignat replied to alan gould's discussion postpone
"I think postpone is if we have a meeting today and you can't come, so you call to suggest another date in the future. are repousser and reporter interchangeable? for a meeting or a visit, yes. "renvoyer" for postpone is often use…"
Oct 25
Chantal Savignat replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"oh, this is the color matching special rules .... if a color is only an adjective and is used alone =>  agreement between the adjective and the noun un pantalon vert. Des pantalons verts. Une jupe verte. Des jupes vertes. Il y a des taches…"
Oct 25
alan gould posted a discussion

postpone

are repousser and reporter interchangeable?  and when are renvoyer and remettre used?  See More
Oct 18
alan gould posted a discussion

vocab clarification

1) are both implementer and mettre en oeuvre used to mean implement?2) etre perdu, s'etre perdu, egarre'i have the example "nous nous sommes e'gare's" meaning "we're lost."  "se perdre" is "to get lost."  but when i looked at how to say "i'm lost" i saw one example that used "je me suis perdu" while all the others just said "je suis perdu."  when u can't determine where u are in a city, do u say "je suis perdu" or "je me suis perdu"?  3) consignes v. mode d’emploii know "mode d'emploi."  is…See More
Oct 16

Educator
George Hunt replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"Edit: Maybe it is simpler than that.Maybe "combination adjectives" like "vert clair" just don't take a feminine form (or even a plural form) I wonder if Chantal still frequents this forum as she is our resident native French…"
Oct 8

Educator
George Hunt replied to Dwayne Roberts's discussion un jupe vert clair
"If I saw that ,like you I would be seeing it for the first time. I don't think it is a mistake though and this is how I would interpret it. It can't mean a pale green skirt so I would hazard a guess that it means a skirt in the category…"
Oct 8
 

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perdre pied

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defective

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foundation

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inferior

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fee

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tremper

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afterwards

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a gap or breach

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vocab clarification

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un jupe vert clair

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postpone

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se dire

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s'attaquer vs attaquer

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gâteau / cake

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word usage

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word usage

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compte

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remuer

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car

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défunt

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