Can You Complete These Common French Phrases?

EDUCATION

By: Jouviane Alexandre

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You might be thinking "Will this quiz be hard for me?" Pas pour moi! When it comes to speaking the French language or even travelling as a learning speaker, there a few phrases you should be familiar with? Can you complete these common French phrases? Let's find out!

C'_____ tres gentil

When it comes to this popular French phrase, it translates to "It is very nice." 'Est' is a form of the verb 'etre,' which means to be.

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Ou ________-nous manger?

In English, this French phrase would translate to "Where can we eat?" The verb, pouvons, is a form of the French verb, pouvoir, which translate to the verb, "can."

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Va-t'___!

En is a more difficult French word in that it translates as a participle. This French phrase translates to 'Go away!'

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_____ cela coute?

You'll hear the word 'combien' when someone is talking about the amount of something. This phrase translates to "How much is this?"

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_'est grave?

'Ce' in the French language translates to "it." Since the phrase continues with a vowel, it is shortened to "C'." This phrase translates to "Is it serious?"

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Pas du _____

"Tout" is the French word that can be translated to the word "all." In this phrase, this would translate to "Not at all."

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Viens _____ moi!

'Avec' is the French word for "with" which makes this sentence directly translate to "Come with me."

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Ou on ____ retrouve?

"Se" is a common French pronoun that is used reflexively. This sentence translates to "Where do we meet?"

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Ca n'est ____ grave

"Pas" is used often in the French language when one wants to use the word "not." It is commonly used in conjunction with "ne." This sentence translates to "No problem."

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Comment ___-tu?

"Vas" is a form of the verb "to go." While the meaning translates to "how are you," it can often be interpreted to ask someone 'how is it going?"

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Je ____ etre en retard.

"Vais" is a form of the verb "to go." This sentence perfectly translates to "I am going to be late."

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C'____ quoi?

"Est" is the third person singular form of the verb "etre." This French phrase translates to "What is it?"

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_'est tout?

'Ce' in the French language translates to 'it.' Since the phrase continues with a vowel, it is shortened to "C'." This phrase translates to "Is that all?"

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C'est _____ vous

The word 'pour' in French translates to the word for. This makes this French phrase translate to "It is for you."

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Je _____ desole

"Suis" is the first person singular verb of "etre" which translates to "to be." This makes this phrase translate to "I am sorry."

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_____-je faire ca?

"Puis" is the first person singular form of the verb "pouvoir." This French phrase translates to "Can I do that?"

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Ou sont ____ toilettes?

Le, la and les are popular articles used in the French languages. "Les" is used for any plural item and helps to identify them. This phrase translates to "Where is the bathroom?"

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_______ t'appelles-tu?

A common phrase you'll hear in the French language, "comment" doesn't perfectly translate in this phrase. "Comment" means how, but this French phrase means "What is your name?"

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Quoi ___ neuf?

"De" is another French article that is used often throughout the language. This translates to "What's new?"

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Avez-_____ faim?

"Vous" has two uses in the French language. It is either used as the plural form of 'you' or it is used when speaking formally to someone. This phrase translates to "Are you hungry?"

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Parlez-______ anglais?

"Vous" has two uses in the French language. It is either used as the plural form of "you" or it is used when speaking formally to someone. This sentence translates to "Do you speak English?"

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Je ____ comprends pas.

When using the term "not" it often comes in the form of "ne pas." "Ne" often comes before the verb and "pas" afterward. This sentence translates to "I don't understand."

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Peux-tu __'aider?

"Me" is another popular reflexive pronoun in the French language. In this sentence, the 'e' is removed because the next word begins with a vowel. This phrase translates to "Can you help me?"

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Il veut __ aller.

In the French language, 'y' is used to replace a place or location. This is why this phrase translates to "He wants to go there."

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J'ai _____ dit que.

Think of deja vu! "Deja" translates to 'already,' so this sentence translates to, "I've already said that!"

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Ne __'inquiete pas!

"Te" is used in the French language mostly when you're directing a comment at someone. This phrase translates to "Don't worry," but you could also think of the translations at "Don't YOU worry."

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Attendez-nous ___.

"La" is another word in the French language that could be used in place of the word "there." This phrase translates to "Wait for us there."

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Pourquoi ____?

Another chance to look at the word "not," it usually comes in the form of "ne pas," but you'll sometimes find 'pas' on it's own. This phrase translates to "Why not?"

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Nous parlerons ____ tard?

In the French language, the word 'plus' is ADDED (pun) to a sentence to emphasize something. The word 'tard' means late, but by adding 'plus,' this sentence translates to "We will speak later."

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Que ______-vous faire?

"Voulez" is the second person plural form of the verb "vouloir." This verb means "to want." This makes the phrase translate to "What do you want to do?"

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Qu'est-ce qui ____ passe?

"Se" is a common French pronoun that is used reflexively. This phrase translates to "What is happening?"

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Je ____ sais pas.

When using the term "not," it often comes in the form of "ne pas." "Ne" often comes before the verb and "pas" afterward. This sentence translates to "I don't know."

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Il _____ pret.

"Est" is the third person singular form of the verb "etre." This sentence translates to "He is ready."

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Je ______ arrive.

Another form of the verb "etre," "suis" is the first person singular form of the verb. This sentence translates to "I have arrived."

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_____ veux-tu diner?

"Ou" is the French word for "where." This makes this sentence translate to "Where do you want to have dinner?"

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