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continuer

English translation of continuer

continue

The French word 'continuer' is used much the same way as 'continue' in English. It means to keep going or don't stop, it might be after a pause or from a particular point in an activity, course, or event.


Example sentences using: continuer

Je vais continuer à le faire.

English translation of Je vais continuer à le faire.

I am going to continue doing it.

In this sentence, 'continuer' is showing the speaker's future action of persisting in an unspecified activity.

Nous devons continuer à travailler ensemble.

English translation of Nous devons continuer à travailler ensemble.

We must continue working together.

This sentence uses 'continuer' to express the necessity of maintaining a current status or activity, which is working together in this context.

Elles vont continuer à lire le livre.

English translation of Elles vont continuer à lire le livre.

They (feminine) are going to continue reading the book.

Here, 'continuer' is used to indicate that the activity (reading a book) will carry on in the future.

Pouvons-nous continuer plus tard ?

English translation of Pouvons-nous continuer plus tard ?

Can we continue later?

In this question, 'continuer' is used to propose a postponement of the current activity.

Il est important de continuer à se rappeler notre histoire.

English translation of Il est important de continuer à se rappeler notre histoire.

It is important to continue to remember our history.

This sentence uses 'continuer' to express the importance of persisting in an activity, which is remembering our history. It implies the action should not stop.

Tu ne peux pas continuer à agir de cette façon.

English translation of Tu ne peux pas continuer à agir de cette façon.

You cannot continue to act this way.

Here, 'continuer' is used to express disapproval or objection against the ongoing action or behavior.

Faut-il continuer à lui faire confiance ?

English translation of Faut-il continuer à lui faire confiance ?

Should we continue to trust him?

In this question, 'continuer' is used to put forth a query about the persisting action of trusting someone.

On ne peut pas continuer comme ça.

English translation of On ne peut pas continuer comme ça.

We cannot continue like this.

In this instance, 'continuer' implies the current situation or behavior cannot persist due to perceived negativity or unsustainability.

Ils décident de continuer à marcher malgré la pluie.

English translation of Ils décident de continuer à marcher malgré la pluie.

They decide to continue walking despite the rain.

This sentence uses 'continuer' to express a decision to pursue an activity (walking) despite adverse conditions (rain).

Je veux continuer à apprendre le français.

English translation of Je veux continuer à apprendre le français.

I want to continue learning French.

In this sentence, 'continuer' is used to convey the speaker's desire to keep doing an activity - in this case, learning French.

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