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Apr
8
comment Can “ce que”, “ce qui”, and “ça” be used to refer to things previously mentioned
Please give more context. Both sentence fragments could have different meanings and constructions depending on the rest of the sentence.
Apr
6
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Apr
5
comment Comment fait-on pour reconnaître et mémoriser le genre des noms ?
See also Is there any general rule to determine the gender of a noun based on its spelling?
Apr
5
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Apr
1
revised “Une machine à voler et non à voler”. What kind of negation is the “non”?
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Mar
29
comment Wie sagt man Weltanschauung auf Französisch? / Comment traduire l'allemand “Weltanschauung”?
@cl-r Effectivement mais c'est dans un contexte très précis (critères de discrimination sociale).
Mar
23
revised Correct way to hyphenate “bourguignon”?
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Mar
22
comment Why “déjà” with grave accent on “à”, not just “déja”?
Somewhat related: why no accent on cela
Mar
22
comment Why “déjà” with grave accent on “à”, not just “déja”?
The adverb is spelled with an accent to distinguish it from the article la. Why would be spelled with an accent? There's nothing to distinguish it from.
Mar
21
comment How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
@Vérace Oui, « la rivière a débordé », c'est courant.
Mar
21
comment How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
@Vérace Pour « a dépassé ses rives », Google ne trouve qu'un emploi, dans un poème. Pour « dépassait ses rives », ce n'est guère mieux, deux textes (au moins pas poétiques).
Mar
21
comment How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
@Vérace Ça se comprend mais c'est une formulation bizarre.
Mar
20
revised Liter/100 km or km/Liter
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Mar
20
revised How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
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Mar
20
answered How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
Mar
20
revised How to express a habit in the past (‘would + verb’ in English)
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Mar
20
comment When to use “y” pronoun instead of other indirect object pronouns?
See also When to use the pronoun en? which discusses en vs y vs lui/elle/…
Mar
20
reviewed Edit What does “m'en” mean in French?
Mar
20
revised What does “m'en” mean in French?
corrected some grammar
Mar
20
reviewed Approve « Le livre à Sébastien » ou « le livre de Sébastien » ?