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What's the difference between these expressions?

J'aime bien

J'aime beaucoup

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As stated by oli, one has a stronger meaning than the other.

J'aime beaucoup ” can be translated by “I like very much” whereas “J'aime bien ” will be translated by “I like”.

J'adore ” is an even stronger form than “J'aime beaucoup ” and will be translated by “I love” (without love-between-two-persons connotation).

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    Est-ce qu'on utilise le verbe "adorer" pour personne ou il est seulment pour des choses ? Dec 3, 2011 at 8:00
  • @unepersonne: On peut tout à fait utiliser le verbe « adorer » avec des personnes.
    – Otiel
    Dec 3, 2011 at 8:42
  • @ Otiel: Merci beaucoup. Dec 3, 2011 at 8:58
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"J'aime beaucoup" is stronger than "j'aime bien".

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