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"The girl hears the dog."

March 27, 2013

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I used 'ecoute' and lost a heart!

March 27, 2013

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"├ęcoute" is "listens to"

March 28, 2013

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Would it really be so wrong in French? In Portuguese there are equivalents to "ecoute" and "entend" ("escuta" and "ouve") and either can be used and everyone will understand. I'm not saying Duolingo or Sitesurf is in the wrong here, I'm just curious as to the real life interchangeable usage of these two verbs in French.

July 24, 2013

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Thanx Sitesurf :)

March 28, 2013

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Does it roughly correspond to The girl can hear the dog?

June 15, 2013

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only roughly because "she can" may mean that she is able to hear the dog but she does not actually hear it.

June 15, 2013

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Thank you, Sitesurf for the explanation or "ecoute" (with an accent over the e - sorry, can't do that on my keyboard) - I lost a heart, too!

July 3, 2013
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