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"Even though I ask, she never forgives me."

Translation:Même si je demande, elle ne me pardonne jamais.

April 22, 2018

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

Not "Bien que je demande ..."?


[deactivated user]

    I think it's valid, but worth noting that bien que usually relates to something factual or in the present while même si usually relates to something hypothetical or in the future.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/claude295345

    Yes I do agree " bien que je demande, elle ne me pardonne jamais " and " même si je demande elle ne me pardonnera jamais "


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CR.Olivia

    StinkyToy....isn't this statement "factual"??? Sept 24, 2018


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

    Cela fonctionne aussi :: "Même si je le demande, elle ne me pardonne jamais."


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

    Does “mème que je le demande” also work?


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

    No, it doesn't. You need "même si".


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/edith-namhula

    for easier translation from English to French: why can we not have the sentence read : Even if? When we see Bien que : we directly remember even though. Just a thought!!


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Ben568111

    ...si je LE demande....should be accepted as well.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cricri811231

    I believe that we say in french rather ;

    même si je demande, jamais elle ne me pardonne


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

    Where did i go wrong with "elle ne m'excuse jamais"?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Joseph556092

    Why can't "quoique" and its associating ne explétif be used in place of "même si"


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cricri811231

    in french " quoique " can be replaced by " bien que, bien qu' " if not you need to write " quoi que "

    but in french " même si " can be replaced by " bien que, cependant que, en dépit que . . . "

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