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Alan O'Donnell
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8 votes
2 answers
196 views

Rules for whether or not to pluralize possessions of individuals in a group?

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

Using ne + plus que vs. ne + que

7 votes
2 answers
341 views

Distinguishing between “ne... que” vs. “ne (littéraire)... que”

6 votes
3 answers
386 views

"Vous êtes tout ce que je pensais que vous soyez."

6 votes
1 answer
919 views

Partitive before adjective?

5 votes
2 answers
973 views

What does “aussi bien” without “que” mean?

5 votes
1 answer
117 views

Using à to describe physical characteristics: with or without the definite article?

4 votes
3 answers
179 views

The use of "à peine" in "à peine louche"

4 votes
3 answers
1k views

"Il n'est" without "pas": ne littéraire?

4 votes
2 answers
208 views

"vous ne laisserez pas que de m'estimer"

4 votes
1 answer
167 views

Comme si + avait pu / pouvait avoir

4 votes
2 answers
324 views

The use of "dont" in "... dont je m'étonne que..."

3 votes
1 answer
470 views

Récompensé par/de ?

3 votes
3 answers
179 views

Il n'y avait pas de jour où... ne... + verb tense/mood

3 votes
1 answer
93 views

Si... que... pour plusieurs conditions

3 votes
1 answer
57 views

« je le dois plûtot à ma chance qu'à une vertu incapable de résister à rien »

3 votes
3 answers
191 views

What is this "en" doing? "... qui n'en tient pas moins un rôle important..."

3 votes
1 answer
86 views

Causative faire with a verb that takes à?

3 votes
2 answers
455 views

Tense and mood of “comme si elles eussent essayé”

2 votes
2 answers
2k views

"ne... jamais que": confused about the double negation

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

"Il ne me faut pas moins que..."

2 votes
2 answers
169 views

Saint-Exupery: «rouler dans la crasse comme ces canons aux amarres rompues...»

2 votes
1 answer
63 views

What's the subject of this relative clause?

2 votes
1 answer
144 views

«Que philosopher, c'est apprendre à mourir»

2 votes
1 answer
79 views

"Penser la femme qui écrits": why the s in écrits?

2 votes
2 answers
168 views

"Avoir à se louer" vs. "n'avoir qu'à se louer"

2 votes
1 answer
55 views

A puzzling verse from Jacqueline Risset's La Divine Comédie

1 vote
2 answers
495 views

"Qui c'est t'y": qu'est-ce que ça veut dire ?

0 votes
0 answers
55 views

Rules for using à, de as "linking" prepositions between two nouns? [duplicate]

0 votes
1 answer
34 views

"lui fit bien augurer de" or "le fit bien augurer de"?