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bon

English translation of bon

good

The French equivalent for the English word 'good' is 'bon'. Bon is frequently used in French conversation, similar to how 'good' is used in English. The word is used to denote positivity or approval. Keep in mind gender and number agreement, as 'bon' becomes 'bonne' for feminine singular, 'bons' for masculine plural, and 'bonnes' for feminine plural.


Example sentences using: bon

Il fait bon ici.

English translation of Il fait bon ici.

It's nice here.

This phrase is often used to express satisfaction with the environment or atmosphere in a specific location.

Bon voyage!

English translation of Bon voyage!

Have a good trip!

This phrase is commonly used to wish someone well before they start a trip or journey.

C'est un bon livre.

English translation of C'est un bon livre.

It's a good book.

This phrase is often used when discussing literature or when recommending a book you liked to someone.

C'est pour la bonne cause.

English translation of C'est pour la bonne cause.

It's for a good cause.

This phrase asserts that an action or effort, often a sacrifice or hardship, is justified because it will lead to a positive outcome or benefit.

Bon appétit!

English translation of Bon appétit!

Enjoy your meal!

This phrase is commonly said before starting a meal, wishing the people at the table a pleasant eating experience.

Un bon ami est toujours là quand on en a besoin.

English translation of Un bon ami est toujours là quand on en a besoin.

A good friend is always there when you need one.

This phrase clarifies the characteristics of a 'good friend', suggesting their dependability and support in times of need.

Bonne chance pour ton examen.

English translation of Bonne chance pour ton examen.

Good luck for your exam.

This phrase is commonly used to wish someone success before they take an exam or test.

Le rire est bon pour la santé.

English translation of Le rire est bon pour la santé.

Laughter is good for health.

This sentence implies the perceived health benefits of laughter, often used as a common saying or proverb.

C'est une bonne idée.

English translation of C'est une bonne idée.

It's a good idea.

This sentence is typically used in conversations to show agreement with or approval of a suggestion or plan.

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