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cas

English translation of cas

case

The French word 'cas' is used similarly to the English 'case'. It can suggest a particular situation or event, as well as a legal investigation. But be careful, in French 'cas' does not mean a box or a container, for that the word 'boîte' is used.


Example sentences using: cas

Dans le cas de Marie, elle préfère le café.

English translation of Dans le cas de Marie, elle préfère le café.

In Marie's case, she prefers coffee.

This sentence is using 'cas' to imply a specific situation or circumstance. That is Marie's preference for coffee.

Au cas où il pleut, prenez un parapluie.

English translation of Au cas où il pleut, prenez un parapluie.

In case it rains, take an umbrella.

In this instance, 'cas' is used to denote a possibility or eventuality, much like the English 'in case.'

C'est un cas de force majeure.

English translation of C'est un cas de force majeure.

It's a case of force majeure.

Here, 'cas' is used to refer to an extraordinary event or circumstance that could not have been avoided.

Ce n'est pas le même cas.

English translation of Ce n'est pas le même cas.

This is not the same case.

'Cas' here indicates a particular situation or instance.

Dans le cas contraire, nous devrons partir.

English translation of Dans le cas contraire, nous devrons partir.

In the contrary case, we will have to leave.

In this sentence, 'cas' refers to an alternative situation or opposing scenario.

Ce cas est sans précédent.

English translation of Ce cas est sans précédent.

This case is unprecedented.

Here, 'cas' is used to refer to a particular event or situation that has never been experienced before.

Il lui a expliqué le cas.

English translation of Il lui a expliqué le cas.

He explained the case to her.

In this sentence, 'cas' is used in the context of explaining a particular situation, issue or challenge.

Ce n'est pas un simple cas.

English translation of Ce n'est pas un simple cas.

This is not a simple case.

Here, 'cas' implies a particular instance that is not easy or straightforward.

C’est un cas difficile à résoudre.

English translation of C’est un cas difficile à résoudre.

This is a difficult case to solve.

In this example, 'cas' denotes a particular situation or issue that is challenging to resolve.

Le cas échéant, je te le dirai.

English translation of Le cas échéant, je te le dirai.

If necessary, I will tell you.

'Le cas échéant' is a French phrase meaning if necessary or if the situation arises. Here 'cas' signifies a possible situation or eventuality.

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