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reponse v. riposte

when would u use one over the other? 

Started by alan gould

2 Jun 21
Reply by Chantal Savignat

suite a

what are common ways to use this?  i think one is "suite a votre lettre..."

Started by alan gould

1 Jun 21
Reply by Chantal Savignat

suite a

what are common ways to use this?  i think one is "suite a votre lettre..."

Started by alan gould

1 May 12
Reply by George Hunt

How to write lain down in French

  I lie down for a nap at two o’clock every day. Je me couche tous les jours pour faire une sieste à deux heures. I have lain down every…

Started by Crack1

1 Mar 27
Reply by George Hunt

Argument dans ma classe de conversation.

Est-ce qu'on dit," la bouteille qu'il a ouvert" ou "la bouteille qu'il a ouverte"?

Started by Maxim Adams

7 Nov 18, 2018
Reply by Maxim Adams

to go and look for vs. to fetch

Scenario: I need something which may or may not be in the garage.  If I know where it is in the garage, I will "fetch" it (je vais le cherc…

Started by Billy Bosworth

3 Nov 11, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

avoir descendu l'arbre

Why is the above sentence considered incorrect to translate 'I climbed/came down the tree'? I am of the understanding that 'Descendre de l'…

Started by michael rivers

6 Oct 15, 2018
Reply by Chantal Savignat

How to say live or lived in a country?

Do you live in France? Did you live in France? Avez-vous vécu en France? Résidiez-vous en France?My question is whether a native French…

Started by Crack1

6 Oct 7, 2018
Reply by Crack1

Not a question

but in homage to Charles Aznavour who died yesterday. Hier encore j’avais vingt ansJe caressais le tempsEt jouais de la vieComme on joue d…

Started by Chantal Savignat

0 Oct 2, 2018

Spent 10 minutes or 2 hours

I spent a month in France. J'ai passé un mois en France. My French sentence is fine. I spent 10 minutes on the street. However you didn…

Started by Crack1

7 Sep 14, 2018
Reply by George Hunt

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