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(Free LITE version of) French Vocab Games app for iPhone/iPad

Those in their first few years of learning French may like to know that the French Vocab Games app that I have been developing for iPhone h…

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What's your bête noire of French grammar?

Dear all, I'm looking to expand the site's French grammar section so am looking for suggestions of new topics to include. So in a nutshell…

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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 s…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

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defective

if something is defective is it "defectueux" or defaillant? the noun defect i think is "le defaut".  i know echec as failure.  the dictiona…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 16

foundation

the dictionary says a groundless rumor or accusation is "sans fondement."  what is the difference between fondement, fondation, and le fond…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 15

inferior

in english, inferior means less capable.  something's of inferior quality, someone has an inferiority complex in french it seems to also r…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 15

fee

i have the sentence below:  Les honoraires de l'avocat peuvent se chiffrer à des milliers de dollars. in English attorneys charge legal fee…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 14

tremper

the dictionary has:  [+dishes] faire tremper, laisser tremper        [dish, pot]   tremper    soak in  - pénétrer, être absorbé (e)     Soa…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 14

afterwards

below are sentences from the dictionary.  dans la foulée i've seen used meaning immediately afterwards.  "apres coup" i've never seen.  at…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 14

a gap or breach

un trou is a hole la trouée i think is a gap or breach the dictionary says la breche is a breach or gap.  it says it's used figuratively to…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

0 Nov 14

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 so…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 Oct 26
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un jupe vert clair

Well, my whole understanding of matching gender of nouns and adjectives just got shaken. I read today, "un jupe vert clair".  "Jupe" is fem…

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Grammar

7 Oct 26
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