"Fais attention ! Il y aura beaucoup de vent !"

Translation:Be careful! There will be a lot of wind!

April 8, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/patfinegan

"Pay attention. There will be a lot of wind." was rejected. Does "fais attention" imply there is something lurking that is physically threatening or dangerous, thus necessitating being careful, as opposed to being merely attentive or alert? Or is this a DL oversight? Thank you in advance.

April 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sitesurf

"Fais/Faites attention" usually fits all cases.

If it sounds too dramatic or if there is no real danger, a teacher can advise students with "sois/soyez attentif(s)/attentive(s)" and you may tell someone leaving "sois/soyez prudent(e)(s)".

By the way, your translation is accepted.

April 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/patfinegan

Thank you. That is very helpful!

April 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DonaldAlas

"Be careful! It will be very windy!" rejected.

June 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/R_Meteorito

Why was "There will be lots of wind" not accepted?!? It told me I must use the singular "a lot of" but it's the same in English.

January 4, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/louisemathias0

"Be careful"...."Take care" .....they are the same. The latter should be allowed

January 19, 2019
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