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I want to say "I just came from the museum by foot" is "Je viens du musée à pied" correct? I know that "je viens de" translates to "I just came from" but I am unsure if it changes when you have a location and you're explaining how you came "by foot"

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"Je viens de" translates "I come from" so "I just came from" would be better translated by "j'arrive juste de", "je viens juste d'arriver/de revenir de", or "je reviens juste de" and similar expressions.

They are valid whatever the method used (by feet, car or whatever).

So, here is a possible idiomatic translation (which assumes you came back from the museum to your current location):

Je viens juste de revenir du musée à pied.

  • Doesn't "je viens de revenir" already mean that I have just come back? Is the "juste" optional? – Alan Evangelista Jul 18 at 18:21
  • They overlap but differ in their validity time span. Je viens de revenir can be said for a longer time than je viens juste de revenir, and on the opposite for a shorter time than je suis revenu. I used juste because like the English just (or at least that's the way I perceive it, juste suggests than only a very short period of time has elapsed. – jlliagre Jul 19 at 0:50

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