If you travel to France you’ll inevitably hear an expression that almost never appears in the textbooks: En avoir marre. The translations of this expression are “to be fed up”, “to be sick of” and “to have had it”. This post will explore the expression en avoir marre in detail. J’en ai marre ! I’m …
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In French, the verb rester can cause some confusion because it means “to stay” and does not mean “to rest”. In addition, there are special rules for conjugating rester in the passé composé (a French past tense). This post will examine rester in detail. Keep reading. rester to stay Rester conjugation Rester is a regular …
In French, the two most common ways to say people are: gens and personnes. What is the difference? In short, gens is used for people in general and personnes usually refers to specific individuals. This post will explain gens vs. personnes in detail with example sentence and audio. Keep reading. gens, personnes both mean people
If you spend any amount of time in France, you’ll likely hear the adjective nul (nulle in the feminine form). You’ll also most certainly hear c’est nul ! (that sucks!). In short, nul is an informal or slang adjective that translates to “lousy”, “sucks” or “crappy” in English. This post will explore nul in detail. …
In French, the verb marcher is has many uses. Translations of marcher include “to walk”, “to work” and “to function”. This post will explore several example sentences using marcher with audio as well as the conjugation in the present tense. Keep reading! marcher to walk, work, function
In French, there are two words that are practically the same but have two totally different meanings: ailleurs (elsewhere) and d’ailleurs (for that matter). This post will explore the differences between these two words with example sentences and audio. Keep reading. ailleurs / d’ailleurs elsewhere / for that matter
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