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"We could taste this French dish."

Translation:Nous pourrions goûter ce plat français.

July 3, 2020



Why is' nous pouvions gouter ' not acceptable here?


In English, 'we could taste' means 'we were able to taste', in the past. Now I think this should be 'pouvions'. You could (conditional) say 'We could taste this French dish if someone gave us a spoon', in which case it would be conditional: 'pourrions'. Could a native French speaker please let us know if the conditional would always be used in this case?


What is the translation (if there is one) of "Vous gouteriez ce plat francais?"


"Would you try this French dish?"

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