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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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

1 Jul 4, 2020
Reply by George Hunt

gâteau / cake

I recently noticed that the French use "cake" to mean fruit cake (Cassell's dictionary and others). But I've also seen it used in cake au t…

Started by Dwayne Roberts in French Dictionary / Vocabulary

6 Jun 5, 2020
Reply by Dwayne Roberts

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

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 in French Grammar

2 May 29, 2020
Reply by alan gould

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