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Éleve de nombreuses choses.


Nov
21
comment Is “censer” common?
Excellent! Merci.
Nov
19
comment Pronunciation of “diplomatie”?
So is that to say -tia is always pronounced as -cia? I wouldn't have assumed it was la même chose en français qu'en anglais.
Nov
18
comment Meaning of “comme ceux des pays voisins que sont …” in context?
Wow, good research! That is indeed where it came from. But this still leaves the question of the oddly placed que. / Wow, bon récherche! C'est en effet la site à l'origine de cette émission. Mais la question reste, cela du mot que et son intention.
Nov
18
comment Meaning of “comme ceux des pays voisins que sont …” in context?
Well there's that, but still that leaves the rest. I mean, maybe if it was "comme ceux des pays dont les voisins sont le Mali et le Niger," that would make sense to me...
Nov
11
comment Very unlikely vs. unlikely in French
Shouldn't it ne "Quand on récherche ces phrases..." as opposed to "Quand on cherche ces phrases..." ? Fix my edit if I'm partially mistaken there.
Oct
28
comment Does “cette nuit” refer to tonight or last night?
Is there a way to clarify? Like if someone asked me "When is the event?" and I wanted to say tonight, what could I say, aside from "L'événement aura lieu cette nuit"? Or should I just say "ce soir"? Like, with your weekend example, in English we would specify "this coming week" vs "this past week."
Oct
28
comment Est-ce que les francophones natifs sont familiers avec toutes les conjugaisons du passé simple?
@StéphaneGimenez I seem to have accidentally asked the same question twice. Drat. french.stackexchange.com/questions/8115/… I was going through my old questions to accept various answers that I hadn't taken care of, and added a bounty to that one, then saw this one.
Oct
28
comment What is a “liste de naissance”?
@Gilles Thank you!!!! I was thinking that but hadn't quite yet composed the argument so comprehensively.
Oct
26
comment Why is “qui” needed in this sentence?
Vraiment?? On peut omettre qui et est, comme dans ta deuxième phrase? Même utilisant contraction de texte, ça m'apparait comme très bref.
Oct
26
comment Why is “qui” needed in this sentence?
Welcome to Stack Exchange!!! Have your first upvote.
Oct
21
comment How to translate “drive”?
Pourquoi se servir de là-bas plutot que y? "J'y suis allé" n'est pas valide?
Oct
20
comment What are “cuir” and “velours” liaisons?
Well, are these common mispronunciations? I mean, why on earth would someone put a t in the middle of peux avoir? Why does the article bring this up at all?
Oct
20
comment La liaison est-elle obligatoire entre « en » et un gérondif ?
Haha I was going to try to answer this but you have reminded me I am very clearly not qualified, since I was basically just going to say "oui." In fact I don't even understand your answer....I thought the liaison had to do with whether the first word ended in a consonant and the second began with a vowel....this whole grammatical analysis greatly confuses me.
Oct
10
comment Third person plural for “pleuvoir”?
No longer true. Guess destiny hung up before we could answer.
Aug
22
comment Ways of referring to names
(You should expand on what context it is used in.)
Aug
15
comment Differentiating uses of “also”?
LOL I edited your answers to lowercase the name of the school because I'm an idiot and I didn't realize you were answering the last part of my question, which was mostly a joke.
Aug
15
comment Differentiating uses of “also”?
I have to say this is a really excellent first answer for someone brand new to SE! Nice use of formatting and nice answer. Welcome to the network!
Aug
4
comment French version of “famous last words”?
Is there a liaison on "mais oui"? I assume not.
Aug
4
comment French version of “famous last words”?
Aaaaaaaaaaand Gilles wins. Merci. I was surprised how many people are not familiar with this particular English expression, it's so very common! Goes to show how little I know. Lucky you're around.
Aug
4
comment French version of “famous last words”?
Yes, from the responses, it appears nobody is actually familiar with this expression, or does not properly understand its usage. My explanation was flimsy but I was not counting on people needing it. I just tweaked it to be a bit more accurate, for what it's worth.