How to Conjugate the Verb pouvoir (can)

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“Pouvoir” is a powerful verb. Once you know it, you can easily ask people to do something, and express what you can do. Here is how to conjugate and use “pouvoir”. Conjugation of pouvoir (can) I voluntarily chose not to include tenses like “passé simple”, because unless you are interested in French literature, you won’t need …

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9 Common French Idioms related to money

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No matter where you live, money is at the center of many discussions. These common French idioms will help you better understand French conversations about money.  Jeter l’argent par les fenêtres In the 16th century, it was common to give money to beggars by throwing it through the window.  While we don’t do that anymore, the …

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13 Awkward French Mistakes That Will Make You Wish You Were Invisible

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Wouldn’t it be awkward to yell “I am horny” to your French friend instead of “I’m a messy eater?”. As unrealistic as it sounds, it actually happened to a friend of mine. To avoid (hilarious) mistakes, here are 13 sentences and words you should never say in French. Unless you really want to feel awkward of course. …

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5 common French expressions with fruits and vegetables

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Lots of French expressions and idioms contain names of fruits and vegetables. Here is a selection of the most common ones. As usual on French Together, these are real daily-life expressions that you can use to sound more natural. Tomber dans les pommes Je me sens mal, j’espère que je ne vais pas tomber dans les pommes. …

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