d’accord usage, meaning, translation and example sentences

what does d’accord mean?

d'accordD’accord (pronounced dah-kor) is one of the most basic and useful words to know in French. On its own, the word “accord” translates to agreement. Indeed, this word exists in English, “The Paris Accords” or Paris Agreements. In French, d’accord translates to both alright, okay or agree as in “I agree with you.”

how to use d’accord in french

There are several ways to use d’accord in French. The first and most common is être d’accord avec + person, which means to agree with. The word that follows avec (with) can be a person’s name or stressed pronoun. Par example:

  • Je suis d’accord avec toi. I agree with you.
  • Elle est d’accord avec Pierre. She agrees with Pierre.
  • Nous sommes d’accord avec vous. We agree with you.

When used in a question d’accord would look these examples:

  • Est-ce que tu es d’accord? Do you agree?
  • Êtes-vous d’accord avec moi? Do you agree with me?

There are also times when d’accord appears as a single word, meaning okay or alright.

  • Person 1: D’accord? Okay/Alright?
  • Person 2: D’accord! Okay! Alright!

se mettre d’accord

Se mettre d’accord means to reach or come to an agreement. This is a bit more advanced. Mettre means to put or place.

  • Après de longues discussions, Pierre et Marie se mettent d’accord.
    After long discussions, Pierre and Marie reach an agreement.

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