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French phrases 5

simple french phrases

Jean le lit. John reads it (the book)
Pierre les regarde. Peter looks at them. (the clouds)
Marie le voit Mary sees him. (peter)
Le garçon le voit The boy sees it. (the tree)
Pierre les regarde. Peter looks at them. (the children)
André l’écoute Andrew listens to it. (the record)
Hélène les achète. Helen buys them. (the records)
Jacque la cherche. John looks for it (the photo)
George les regarde. George looks at them (the pictures)
Nous la lisons. We are reading it. (the story)
Jean la regarde. John is looking at her (Mary)
Pierre les regarde. Peter is looking at them (the pictures).
Claire l’achète Claire buys it (the car).
Pierre les aide Peter helps them (the girls).
Oui, je le crois. Yes, I think so.
Je suis content et elle l’est aussi. I am happy and she is too.
Il me voit. He sees me.
Il me parle. He speaks to me.
Elle te regarde She looks at you. (familiar)
Elle te répond. she answers you. (familiar)
Elle nous comprend. She understands us.
Elle nous donne le livre. She gives us the book.
Je vous regarde. I am looking at you.
Je vous parle. I am speaking to you.
Il fait du shopping. He does the shopping
Les livres que tu as commandés sont ici. The books that you ordered are here.
La pomme ? Je l'aurai mangée. The apple? I will have eaten it.
Mes soeurs... vous les aviez vues ? My sisters... had you seen them?
As-tu commandé des livres? Did you order some books?
J'aurai mangé la pomme. I will have eaten the apple.
Aviez-vous vu mes soeurs? Had you seen my sisters?
Je leur ai parlé. I talked to them.
Il nous a téléphoné. He called us.
Il me les a donnés. He gave them to me
. Je la lui ai dite. I said it to him.
Je te l'ai donné. I gave it to you.
Il l'avait fait. He had done it.
Nous y serons allés. We will have gone there.
Je n'ai pas étudié. I didn't study.
Nous n'aurions jamais su. We would have never known.
Je ne te l'ai pas donné. I didn't give it to you.
Nous n'y serions pas aller. We wouldn't have gone there.
Ce prof parle trop. This (That) teacher talks too much.
Cet homme est sympa. This (That) man is nice.
Cet étudiant comprend. This (That) student understands.
Cette fille est perdue. This (That) girl is lost.
Ces livres sont stupides. These (Those) books are stupid.
Ce prof-là est sympa. That teacher is nice.
Cet étudiant-ci comprend. This student understands.
Cette fille-là est perdue. That girl is lost.
Ces fleurs-ci sont plus jolies que ces fleurs-là. These flowers are prettier than those flowers.
faire des courses to go shopping
arriver à l'heure to arrive in time
Bien mieux Much better
c'est du gâteau something very simple or easy
c'est la barbe it's boring
c'est la fin des haricots! that's the last straw!
coup de foudre love at first sight
Excusez moi Excuse me
Je m'appelle My name is, I am called
Je suis navré I'm terribly sorry
Joie de vivre Joy of living; zest for life
travailler dur to work hard
avoir du travail par dessus la tête to be overloaded by work
trente-six choses à faire I have many things to do
travailler à son compte to work
un grand travailleur a person who works very hard
Il souhaite partir. He wishes to leave. ["He" is both wishing and leaving]
Nous doutons pouvoir finir l'examen. We doubt we will be able to finish the exam.
Elle est furieuse de ne pas pouvoir venir. She is furious that she cannot come.
Vous voulez qu'il s'en aille You want him to go.
Nous ne pensions (croyions) pas que tu boives. We did not think (believe) that you drank/would drink.
Elle est certaine qu'il vient. She is certain (that) he is coming
J'espère qu'il viendra. I hope (that) he will come)
Gaston et Jean-Paul pensent (croient) que Blaise est déjà arrivé. Gaston and Jean-Paul think (that) Blaise has already arrived.
Nous disons qu'elles vont nous suivre. We say (that) they are going to follow us.
Dis-moi ce dont tu écris. Tell me what you are writing about.
Il est arrivé en retard, ce dont je suis très mécontent. He arrived late, which I am very unhappy about
Je te dirai tout ce dont j'ai besoin. I will tell you all that (everything) I need.
je m'achèterais cette robe, mais je n'ai pas assez d'argent. I'd buy myself this dress, but I don't have enough money.
il a dit qu'il pourrait m'aider. he said he would be able to help me.
il a dit qu'il viendrait avant huit heures! he said he would come before eight.
je quittais la maison tous les jours à la même heure. I would leave (used to leave) the house at the same time every day.
si j'avais plus d'argent, je pourrais m'acheter cette robe if I had more money, I'd be able to buy myself that dress.
Je vais à la banque I'm going to the bank.
Il va avec vous He's going with you.
Nous allons au cinéma We're going to the movies.
Où vas-tu ? Where are you going?
Ça va bien It's going well.
Je vais à pied I am going on foot.
Ça va sans dire That goes without saying.
On y va ? Shall we go?
Je vais étudier I am going to study.
Vas-tu nous aider ? Are you going to help us?
Nous allons partir dans cinq minutes We're going to leave in five minutes.
J'ai deux stylos I have two pens
J'ai trois frères I have three brothers
J'ai mal à la tête I have a headache
J'ai une idée I have an idea
J'ai été eu I've been had (tricked)
J'ai 30 ans I am 30 years old
J'ai soif I am thirsty
J'ai froid I am cold
J'ai déjà étudié I have already studied.
J'aurai mangé avant ton arrive I will have eaten before you arrive
Si j'avais su, je t'aurais telephone If I had known, I would have called you
Je me suis levé. I got up.
Il s'est rasé. He shaved.
Il est allé. He went.
Elle est allée. She went.
Ils sont allés. They went.
Elles sont allées. They went.
Nous nous habillons. We're getting dressed (dressing ourselves).
Tu te baignes. You're taking a bath (bathing yourself).
Elle se brosse les dents. She's brushing her teeth.
Vous vous levez tard. You get up late
Created by: jmchugh