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dans

English translation of dans

into

The French equivalent of 'into' is 'dans', and it is used to suggest a location, direction, or state. For instance, to say 'I am going into the house' you would say 'Je vais dans la maison'. It indicates the direction or motion towards something. It is also used to imply transformation or state, for example, 'She burst into tears' would be 'Elle a fondu en larmes' in French.


Example sentences using: dans

Je suis dans ma chambre.

English translation of Je suis dans ma chambre.

I am in my room.

This phrase is a basic example of using 'dans' which in this context translates to 'in'. It's used here to specify the location of the speaker.

Il y a de la nourriture dans le frigo.

English translation of Il y a de la nourriture dans le frigo.

There is food in the fridge.

In this sentence, 'dans' is used to state the location of the food. This is a common use of the word in daily life conversations.

Nous sommes dans le même bateau.

English translation of Nous sommes dans le même bateau.

We are in the same boat.

This phrase metaphorically signifies being in a similar situation or sharing the same difficulties. Here, 'dans' is used to denote being in a mutual circumstance.

Elle est dans ses pensées.

English translation of Elle est dans ses pensées.

She is in her thoughts.

In this sentence, 'dans' is used in a metaphorical way, suggesting that the person is absorbed in her own thoughts.

Le livre est dans le sac.

English translation of Le livre est dans le sac.

The book is in the bag.

This is a basic sentence using 'dans' to specify the location of the book. In this context, 'dans' translates to 'in'.

Je me sens bien dans ma peau.

English translation of Je me sens bien dans ma peau.

I feel good in my skin.

Even though the literal translation may sound strange in English, this French phrase is equivalent to saying 'I feel comfortable with myself'. In this context, 'dans' is used to express a state of being.

Ils travaillent dans l'entreprise.

English translation of Ils travaillent dans l'entreprise.

They work in the company.

In this sentence, the word 'dans' is used to denote where someone works.

Il est dans le jardin.

English translation of Il est dans le jardin.

He is in the garden.

In this context, 'dans' is used to state the location someone is at.

Tu es dans mes pensées.

English translation of Tu es dans mes pensées.

You are in my thoughts.

In this sentence, 'dans' is used metaphorically. It's equivalent to saying that the person is being thought about frequently.

Nous vivons dans un monde moderne.

English translation of Nous vivons dans un monde moderne.

We live in a modern world.

In this phrase, 'dans' is used to specify in what type of world we live in. This is a common use of 'dans' to refer an environment or situation.

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