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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 in French Grammar

2 May 29, 2020
Reply by alan gould

défunt

is this word only written?  i just saw it in a newspaper headline.  i also know "pavanne pour une infante défunte."  and speaking of "infan…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 May 29, 2020
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commander v. ordonner

the dictionary says the former is used for commerce, buying online, etc.   but both words are used to order someone to do something it seem…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

1 May 28, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

perdre une habitude v. défaire d'une habitude

both used?  which is used more?  

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

3 May 11, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

these were never answered

i'm going through the discussions i initiated and making notes for study.  these 2 were never answered.   consignes v. mode d’emploi i  kn…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

3 May 11, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

en fin de journée

there's a song that says "jusqu’a la fin du jour."  which do i use?

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 May 11, 2020
Reply by alan gould

en tous cas v. de tout facon

do these both mean "in any case?"

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

1 May 10, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

indistinguishable?

Is there a difference : Effroyable – appalling, terrible, dreadful affreux – dreadful, awful ecourant – sickening, sickly, disgusting e’pou…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

1 May 10, 2020
Reply by Chantal Savignat

checking vocabulary

the following are vocab i put in a notebook to study while i'm on the bus or walking.  these i want to check: 1) provoke -- faire réagir or…

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

2 May 9, 2020
Reply by alan gould

consacrer v. se consacrer

i can't see where to use the latter instead of the former.  

Started by alan gould in French Grammar

7 May 9, 2020
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