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"De mars à mai."

Translation:From March to May.

October 2, 2015



Why can't I say "March to May?"


I agree, the word "From" is superfluous.


From March till May is normal in English


I put "March through May", having just has "From Monday to Friday" rejected, and corrected to "Monday through Friday". I don't understand the difference.


I have just experienced the same thing. Can anybody explain?


What does "plus" mean


So the "s" in mars is pronounced?


You are correct. It's one of those words (like "ours" for the word "bear") where you just have to remember to pronounce the final "s."


Lots of words in French have silent Ss


They have a silent s yea that sentence sounds better


Here I have a question ]for the native english-speakers. instead of saying from... TO... can we say from... until or 'till ... ? this is something which I never quite grasped correctly.. problem is that I hardly speak english anymore since 1992 , only french/spanish/swiss german/portuguese, so I lost contact with your language..Many thanks for your answer..


You absolutely can. The longer form « until » is slowly being replaced by « 'til » in many cases, but it depends on the sentence. These are some more colloquial/conversational examples:

The park is open from May until/through October I work from 8 until/'til/to noon. She'll be at the party until/'til 2200. Everything was fine until his mum showed up. (In this case, the full version is typically used, as it seems to create or enhance emphasis.)

I hope that helps!


...I forgot DL doesn't like single line breaks, and I can't edit from my kindle.

The park is open from May until/through/to October.

I work from 8 until/'til/to noon.

She'll be at the party until/'til 2200.

Everything was fine until his mum showed up.

« Until » & « 'til » aren't totally interchangeable with « to », which I'm sure you know, but when discussing time periods, they're often used that way.


March to May should be accepted.

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