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"The times"

January 27, 2013

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What is the difference between fois and temps?

January 27, 2013

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"La fois" implies an instance or occurrence of something. "Les temps" implies a duration of time.

If you are telling a story you would start it "Une fois..." to mean "One time..."

When you are asking how long something took, this would be "Combien de temps." to mean "How long..."

January 27, 2013

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Oh, thanks!

January 27, 2013
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