POUR - FOR, ABOUT, AS, etc.
Traduire POUR n’est pas toujours facile. En voici dix usages communs.
Translating POUR isn’t always easy. Here are ten common uses for it.
- pour + noun or pronoun = for
- pour + double noun = for
- pour + noun or pronoun = about
- pour + noun or pronoun = as
- pour = per, to
- pour + infinitive verb = to
- pour + infinitive verb = in order to
- pour + negative infinitive verb = in order not to
- pour + verb = and, but
- pour + verb = only to
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Exercice - Practice
To practice, translate into French.
- Add a tablespoon of sugar to each pound of flour.
- He was nice when I had him as a supervisor.
- I got my degree a year ago to the day.
- I have to wait here in order not to loose my spot.
- I’m singing for you.
- She called me to go for a walk.
- She run all the way to here only to find the door closed.
- She’s checking the schedule about the ticket.
- The report is for next Monday.
- You need to practice more in order to learn the language.
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