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Dec
19
comment Word or phrase expressing that it's ok to deal with personal things at work
@Gilles: I do think it's relevant though.
Dec
15
comment Using the definite article in generic statements
Related: french.stackexchange.com/questions/7441/…
Dec
15
comment « S'approcher » et « s'approcher de »
Related: french.stackexchange.com/questions/3104/…
Dec
11
comment Quand doit-on utiliser « les » et « eux » - When should I use “les” and “eux”?
Ok, c'était pas clair.
Dec
11
comment Quand doit-on utiliser « les » et « eux » - When should I use “les” and “eux”?
Je ne comprends pas ce que tu veux dire dans l'avant dernière phrase.
Dec
9
comment Why is it “au lieu de” ?
@Gilles: Like you I find both strange. But au lieu du ça contient un article défini, pas un partitif.
Dec
9
comment Why is it “au lieu de” ?
The partitive drops after the preposition “de”. See this answer: french.stackexchange.com/a/11570/79 (Section Partitif).
Dec
9
comment Concordance des temps plus-que-parfait imparfait
@Najib: Des sounds wrong here. Des becomes de when an adjective is present between the article and the noun. See here: french.stackexchange.com/questions/1861/….
Dec
4
comment Conjugaison pour des équipes de deux personnes (Vous et Nous)
Tiens, j'ai toujours entendu « les doigts dans le nez », ou ailleurs.
Dec
1
comment Différence entre rivière et fleuve
Les définitions du Wiktionnaire paraissent contradictoires, et la définition théorique n'est pas toujours celle qui est appliquée en pratique.
Nov
24
comment How to pronounce the sound [l]
@ChrisW: Hehe, I will try this method next time. Thanks for sharing. But it's not related to this question.
Nov
21
comment Why “ce” and not “ces”?
Ce is a pronoun and ces is an adjective.
Nov
21
comment Quelle est la façon standard d'écrire la date en français ?
On écrit en général « le mercredi 19 novembre 2104 ».
Nov
19
comment Pronunciation of “diplomatie”?
How do you pronounce martian? ;-)
Nov
18
comment Changez de / le / votre place!
Changer de implies that you own the thing “somehow”.
Nov
7
comment When to use “celui” or “celle” instead of “ce”, “ça” and their variants?
I modified your question to avoid duplicating the parts which were already answered.
Nov
7
comment Pronouncing “re” and “le” at the end of words?
Related answer: french.stackexchange.com/a/11979/79
Nov
6
comment French expression for 'throughout the world'
Dans le monde entier sounds better than à travers le monde entier. À travers le monde is nice but only in specific contexts.
Nov
3
comment Vowels at the end of words, that are not in the transcripts
About ls without the k sound, I can tell you that in many regions malle and mal aren't pronounced the same. There's no reason why the phonEMIC transcript should hide this distinction. After /kl/, I agree that one can always add a schwa if needed or wanted (which is suggested by the writting -cle since French words never end in -cl). A phonemic transcript could in this case hide the /(ə)/ safely, but a proper phonETIC transcript should include it anyway.
Nov
3
comment Vowels at the end of words, that are not in the transcripts
If you mean “the sounds [kl] induce a schwa” it's not true either. I'm perferctly able to pronounce this word alone with parisian accent as [sjɛkl]. If the next word begins with a consonant then yes a schwa is automatically inserted by most French speakers (while others may drop the l instead).