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"Pourquoi es-tu tout le temps énervée, Sophie ?"

Translation:Why are you annoyed all the time, Sophie?

June 1, 2020

15 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Nicole415825

Why is it "Pourquoi es-tu tout le temps énervée" and not "Pourquoi es-tu énervée tout le temps" ? Are both acceptable? If not, why?


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

It is the original sentence. When you get its main translation for back-translation to French, you can place "tout le temps" at the end, but it's less fluid.


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

I have the same question


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

What's wrong with "why are you always angry?"


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

"Angry" is "en colère".

"Énervé(e)" is "annoyed/nervy/on edge".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/richard766850

it rejected nervous


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/la-Baronessa

I used "nervous" and it was rejected -- is that what "nervy" is synonymous to in your response above?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sandib67

The pull-down menu gives "agitated" as a translation for "enervée" so why was it marked wrong?!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sally974303

Why are you on edge all the time, Sophie? - not accepted.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sally974303

Irritable, on edge...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jothi972484

Why are you all the time nervous sophie was rejected... :(((


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mara379884

why is not possible to have a translation french to German and vice versa???


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jojo553168

This the french to english forum.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MandyB11

Does DL offer French-German lessons? (Genuine query, I don't know the answer.) If so, and you're doing that course, you've been taken to the wrong forum!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jennifer169119

My boyfriend is a native French speaker, he didn't learn English until around age 18 or so. He said the most accurate translation for énervé/énervée is "pissed off". Annoyed is agacé. Of course, Duo doesn't accept "pissed off" (I tried lol) but in real world conversation...

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