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Common Mistakes in French

Géraldine Lepère, Feb 20

Géraldine from Comme Une Française explains a few classic mistakes in French.

Au revoir is actually not used that often by French people. Instead, use:
- A demain
- Salut
- A la prochaine
- A bientôt
- Bonne journée (before 6pm)
- Bonne soirée (after 6pm)

The translation of ‘well done’ from English to French is fraught with danger! ‘Bien fait Pierre’ does not mean ‘well done Pierre’, it means ’serves you right Pierre’!

See more from Géraldine on www.commeunefrancaise.com

 

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