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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

2 Oct 26, 2020
Reply by alan gould

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

7 Oct 26, 2020
Reply by George Hunt

postpone

are repousser and reporter interchangeable?  and when are renvoyer and remettre used?  

Started by alan gould

1 Oct 25, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

se dire

i saw this in the dictionary and want to review how to use it:  to say to oneself, to think  Quand je l'ai vu, je me suis dit qu'il avait v…

Started by alan gould

1 Aug 19, 2020
Reply by George Hunt

s'attaquer vs attaquer

I am trying to come up with a general rule of thumb regarding the usage of these 2 verbs.  For a start I have difficulty reconciling "se &…

Started by Billy Bosworth

1 Jul 4, 2020
Reply by George Hunt

word usage

"agiter le mélange pour dissoudre le sel"   explain "agiter" versus "secouer" versus "remuer"  C’est a deux pas – right around the corner…

Started by alan gould

4 Jun 2, 2020
Reply by alan gould

word usage

1) to provoke qq - faire qq réagir or provoquer 2) i came across "Ils se sont réunis à 5 heures."  i'm told "se retrouver" is the most comm…

Started by alan gould

1 May 31, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

compte

1) when would u use compte-rendu instead of rapport ? 2) are both of these common?  en fin de compte – at the end of the day au bout du com…

Started by alan gould

0 May 29, 2020

remuer

i know it as stir: Remuez la sauce pendant deux minutes.       Then I see it for a dog wagging its tail, moving ur arm and wiggling ur fing…

Started by alan gould

2 May 29, 2020
Reply by alan gould

car

it's shorter than "parce que."  i just heard it in a documentary.  is there a reason to use one more than another or "en raison de?" 

Started by alan gould

2 May 29, 2020
Reply by alan gould

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