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  • Penser
  • Object Pronoun Placement
  • Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste
  • Clauses
  • Bilingual Dictionary Tips
  • une anicroche - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Penser - to think

Penser - to think
The regular -er verb penser, "to think," is ubiquitous and very useful, but can also be a little tricky when it comes to prepositions (penser à vs penser de).

Object Pronoun Placement

French object pronoun placement
The placement of object, reflexive, and adverbial pronouns depends on which of the four main verb constructions they're used with.

Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste

Ne tirez pas sur le pianiste
Why would anyone want to shoot the pianist? Find out in this lesson on the French expression ne tirez pas sur le pianiste.


French clauses
A clause is a grammatical unit of meaning containing, at minimum, a subject and verb. There are three different types of clauses.

Bilingual Dictionary Tips

Bilingual dictionary
Helpful tips on getting the most out of a bilingual dictionary.

Mot du jour


une anicroche

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Holidays and events

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.

Plus some celebratory expressions:

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