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Is the exclamation point a space away from the last letter in riche on purpose? ("riche_!") Is this proper for French?
No the ! is immediately beside the last word. but for : you have to leave a space before and after the word. Duo is wrong. I'm native.
In French, you have to put a space both before and after all two- (or more) part punctuation marks and symbols, including : ; « » ! ? % $ #
Remy, could it be possible that each country has a different manner to write it. Here's an official site from Canada and for the exclamation, it's right beside the last word, without a space. http://www.btb.termiumplus.gc.ca/redac-chap?lang=fra&lettr=chapsect6&info0=6.6
Hi, since we do not take hearts away for punctuation mistakes, it seems easier to stick to the French (from France) rule. Thanks!
On demandait à Diogène à quelle heure il fallait dîner : Si l'on est riche, répondit-il, quand on veut ; si l'on est pauvre, quand on peut.
Very good quote! Translation :"“A man once asked Diogenes what was the proper time for supper, and he made answer, "If you are a rich man, whenever you please; and if you are a poor man, whenever you can”"
The "R" sound is very hard to pronounce for non native French speakers. It is sort of raspy sound pronounced in the back of the throat.
According to wiktionary, "riche" is both masculine and feminine. So "riche" should be ok for a man.
I can do it but I cant get the logical explanation. What's the difference between riche and riches? Or other words that using s in the end?
On this one, do you pronounce it, "je suiz reesh" or "je soo reesh". Wasn't sure.