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comment When to use “en” vs “dans”?
Another general category is small countries: A Monaco; à Cuba; à Taïwan. As for U.S. states, I've heard "Dans l'Arizona" and "En Arizona" with about equal frequency.
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comment When to use “en” vs “dans”?
Unfortunately, no. Prepositions are some of the hardest words to put in one-to-one correspondence between two languages. Prepositions usually don't correspond exactly to some logically consistent notion, and "in", "dans", and "en" are no exceptions. For example, in English we say "in a house" and "on a train", where "in" and "on" mean exactly the same thing in these two phrases. I advise you to get used to specific examples of usage, not to try to learn some general rule that will explain everything.
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comment When to use “en” vs “dans”?
You need to ask about specific examples; this question is too vague as it is.
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comment Is it more common/acceptable to use “francophonisms” for modern words or just the original English term?
I'll bow to your experience then and remove that example from my post :)
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comment Is it more common/acceptable to use “francophonisms” for modern words or just the original English term?
I'm not from a French-speaking country. I don't believe "stationnement" is common in France, but since I'm not Francophone I'm certainly not an authority on the subject.
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comment If “Je t'aime” means “I love you”, how do you say “I like you” in French while still addressing the other person as “tu”?
Tutoiement has nothing to do with it; note that a similar difference exists between "je vous aime" and "je vous aime bien".
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