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bon ami

English translation of bon ami

good friend

The term 'bon ami' is used in French to refer to a good friend. It can refer to a person of any gender. The usage is similar to English: it can be used to introduce someone ('C'est un bon ami.') or talk about your friendship with them ('Il est un bon ami à moi.').


Example sentences using: bon ami

Mon bon ami est médecin.

English translation of Mon bon ami est médecin.

My good friend is a doctor.

Here, the speaker is talking about the profession of his/her good friend.

J'ai reçu une lettre de mon bon ami.

English translation of J'ai reçu une lettre de mon bon ami.

I received a letter from my good friend.

This phrase is used to talk about receiving a letter from a good friend.

Mon bon ami et moi sommes allés au cinéma.

English translation of Mon bon ami et moi sommes allés au cinéma.

My good friend and I went to the cinema.

This phrase is used to talk about an action that has been done recently with a good friend.

Je suis heureux d'avoir un bon ami comme toi.

English translation of Je suis heureux d'avoir un bon ami comme toi.

I am happy to have a good friend like you.

Here, the speaker is expressing his/her happiness for having a good friend.

J'ai un bon ami qui aime la musique.

English translation of J'ai un bon ami qui aime la musique.

I have a good friend who loves music.

This phrase is used to talk about the interests of a good friend.

Il est un bon ami de ma famille.

English translation of Il est un bon ami de ma famille.

He is a good friend of my family.

In this case, the speaker is presenting someone as a good friend to his/her family.

Mon bon ami habite à Paris.

English translation of Mon bon ami habite à Paris.

My good friend lives in Paris.

This phrase is used to share where a good friend lives.

C'est mon bon ami depuis l'école primaire.

English translation of C'est mon bon ami depuis l'école primaire.

He is my good friend since primary school.

In this phrase, the speaker is expressing a long-term friendship starting from primary school.

Je vais rencontrer mon bon ami demain.

English translation of Je vais rencontrer mon bon ami demain.

I am going to meet my good friend tomorrow.

This phrase is used when scheduling to meet a good friend.

Mon bon ami a deux enfants.

English translation of Mon bon ami a deux enfants.

My good friend has two children.

This phrase is used to express the family status of a good friend.

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