One French Word A Day – Spring 2022

Day 7 – se dépêcher


The Learning French 100 Day Project – Saturday, March 26, 2022


I’ve been studying French on and off for about a year. My interest in the language began when I started reading classical French novels by Balzac, Dumas, Flaubert, Stendhal, and others. I’m also a budding armchair historian of the French Revolution. In 2018/19, I spent Christmas and the New Year in Paris. Bonne Année !!

French is a beautiful, musical, romantic language, … and I’m keen on learning it.

For the next 100 days (all of Spring 2022), I’ll focus daily on a French word and use it in sentences. The results of my efforts will surely be hilarious, peppered with errors, and unequivocally bad French … but you gotta have the freedom to fail.

So, without further ado … let’s learn French! Allons-y!

MOT DU JOUR

se dépêcher (intransitive reflexive verb) : to hurry

MES PHRASES RIDICULES


Je me dépêche toujours de faire mes leçons. (I always hurry to do my lessons.)
Je vais me dépêcher de prendre un train.
(I will hurry to catch a train.)
Nous nous sommes dépêchés de rentrer à l’hôtel.
(We hurried back to the hotel.)

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