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1

how does one say "to scare someone"

faire peur (à)
e.g. À Halloween, je fais peur à mes neveux !

2

how to express next/last with durations -
translate "Next weekend, we're going to Brighton."

Le weekend prochain, nous allons à Brighton

3

translate "Last week, I met her parents."

La semaine dernière, j'ai rencontré ses parents.

4

How to express ''other(s)'':-
translate "Do you have any other books?"

Est-ce que vous avez d'autres livres?

5

translate "He spoke of the other countries."

Il a parlé des autres pays.

6

Which phrase means "anything" / "nonsense"

N'importe quoi
Tu dis n'importe quoi!

7

What is the difference between dans and en, when used with phrases regarding time?

En expresses the length of time something takes to be done.
Dans indicates the time until something will happen.

8

Translate "We ate in forty minutes"

Nous avons mangé en 40 minutes

9

Translate "We will eat in an hour's time"

Nous mangerons dans une heure

10

When 'ON' is used to stand for we, which possesive adjectives should be used?

Notre and Nos
e.g. On porte nos sacs (We are carrying our bags.)

11

When 'ON' is used to stand for people, which possesive adjectives should be used?

Son, sa & ses
e.g. On aime toujours sa famille. (People always love their family.)

12

Translate "These flowers smell good."

Ces fleurs sentent bon

Note that, even though bon and mauvais are adjectives, they NEVER agree with the subject!

use sentir bon / mauvais for (physical)

13

Translate "I feel great today!"

Je me sens super bien aujourd'hui !

use se sentir bien / mal / mieux ... (emotional)

14

when using object pronouns (direct and indirect) with negation, where should the pronoun be placed?

the pronoun(s) will be placed between ne/n' and the conjugated verb, as follows:

ne/n' + pronoun + verb + pas / plus / pas du tout / que / jamais

Non, je ne l'aime pas du tout ! (No, I don't love him at all!)

15

Translate "Last January, Simon moved in France."

En janvier dernier, Simon a emménagé en France.

For names of months (e.g. last February, March, ...), instead of using le, we use en + month + dernier / prochain.

16

What phrase means to be part of?

faire partie de

Tu veux faire partie de l'équipe? (Do you want to be part of the team?)

17

Translate "We haven't been here for very long."

Nous ne sommes pas là depuis très longtemps
if the action started in the past and is still on going, use the present tense

18

Translate "You haven't been to Australia for a few years."

Tu n'es pas allé en Australie depuis quelques années.
If the action started in the past and was completed in the past, use the passe compose.

19

How do you express "What", as in "What nice ..."

quel / quelle / quels / quelle
e.g Quelle bonne idée !

20

Translate "We are lucky"

Nous avons de la chance

21

Translate "You are always right"

Je n'ai pas de chance.

22

Translate "Luc is wrong, and I'm right."

Luc a tort et j'ai raison.

23

Which pronoun means "there"

Y
Je vais à l'école -> J'y vais

24

Transate "This dress really suits you."

Cette robe te va vraiment bien.

25

Transate "This girl is nice, but this boy is not."

Cette fille est gentille mais ce garçon ne l'est pas.

26

Transate "Each Saturday, I go swimming"

Chaque samedi, je fais de la natation.

27

Transate "Every Sunday, we go fishing."

Tous les dimanches, on va à la pêche.

28

Which phrase means "one ... the other"

l'un/l'une... l'autre, les uns/unes... les autres