The verb attendre can cause a lot of confusion as it can mean to wait and to expect. In this post we’ll examine the verb in detail with example sentences. In a nutshell, in the non-pronominal form attendre means to wait while the pronominal s’attendre à means to expect.
In this post we’ll examine the difference between three confusing verbs: décrocher, raccrocher and accrocher. These verbs all have to do with hooking, unhooking as well as picking up and hanging up the telephone. We’ll define each verb and look at some practical example sentences.
Two verbs that can cause a lot of confusion for students are poser and demander. Both of these verbs mean to ask but they have different usages. In short, poser is used in the context of asking questions while demander is used for asking for things and services. We’ll look at the two verbs in …
The three French verbs déménager, amenager and emménager can cause a lot of confusion. In this post we’ll take a look at all three verbs and given examples of when to use each one. In short, démenager means to move out, aménager means to adjust or convert and emménager means to move in.
The verbs prêter and emprunter can cause a lot of confusion among students learning French. In this post we’ll take a look at each verbs and explain the difference. In short, prêter means to lend and emprunter means to borrow. The confusion between the two verbs has to do with the preposition à following each …
I have been teaching French online since late-2013 and one of the most common mistakes I’ve heard students make is confusing ordonner commander. In short, ordonner means to order a person to do something and commander means to order something in a restaurant or bar. This post will provide some great example sentences.
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