Unanswered Questions

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Une meilleure nomenclature pour les temps grammaticaux

Plusieurs questions sur ce site demandent des clarifications sur l'usage des temps et modes en français. Et j'en viens à la conclusion que la nomenclature traditionnelle des temps et modes en français ...
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French passive after relative pronouns

When using the passive voice, is there a specific rule for after relative pronouns — is it qui with être or que with on and avoir? For example, take “he wanted to find his car which had been ...
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“Merci!” in a high-pitched voice

I've noticed that it's pretty common for both men and women to say "merci" in a peculiar high-pitched voice, especially if it's at the end of a conversation. Is it considered more polite or perhaps ...
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Large numbers in french

Are the following correct? 198,647: cent-quatre-vingt-dix-huit-mille-six-cent-quarante-sept 318,431: trois-cent-dix-huit-mille-quatre-cent-trente-un 2,857,566: ...