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marcher

English translation of marcher

walk

The French term for 'walk' is 'marcher'. It is a common verb mainly used to refer to the act of walking. It can be used in a variety of contexts similar to English - from literal walking to expressing the functionality of something. For example, 'Je marche dans le parc' means 'I walk in the park' and 'Ça marche?' is a casual way of asking if something works or if everything is okay.


Example sentences using: marcher

Il faut marcher doucement pour ne pas faire de bruit.

English translation of Il faut marcher doucement pour ne pas faire de bruit.

We need to walk softly to avoid making noise.

This French phrase is instructing that you need to walk softly, or step lightly, in order to avoid making noise. This could be useful in situations where silence or discretion is required.

Nous devrions tous marcher plus pour notre santé.

English translation of Nous devrions tous marcher plus pour notre santé.

We should all walk more for our health.

This example emphasizes the importance of walking for maintaining good health, which is a common belief in many cultures. The phrase 'pour notre santé' means 'for our health.'

Je préfère marcher plutôt que de prendre le bus.

English translation of Je préfère marcher plutôt que de prendre le bus.

I prefer to walk rather than take the bus.

This phrase highlights personal preference. The speaker prefers walking over more passive forms of transport, like the bus. The use of 'plutôt que de' in French expresses preference and translates to 'rather than' in English.

Tu dois marcher droit si tu ne veux pas tomber.

English translation of Tu dois marcher droit si tu ne veux pas tomber.

You have to walk straight if you don't want to fall.

In French, 'marcher droit' means to walk straight. This phrase could be literal or metaphorical, indicating a need for purposeful actions or living rightly to avoid negative outcomes.

Vos chaussures semblent confortables pour marcher.

English translation of Vos chaussures semblent confortables pour marcher.

Your shoes seem comfortable for walking.

This phrase is commenting on the assumed comfort of someone's shoes when walking ('pour marcher'). It points out that the shoes look suitable for walking, presumably due to their design or appearance.

Tu peux marcher sur ce chemin tranquillement.

English translation of Tu peux marcher sur ce chemin tranquillement.

You can walk this path peacefully.

This phrase is encouraging the listener to walk (marcher) on a particular path peacefully. It can either refer to a physical path or could be metaphorically referring to a certain journey in life.

Elle adore marcher en forêt pour se détendre.

English translation of Elle adore marcher en forêt pour se détendre.

She loves walking in the forest to relax.

This sentence is about a woman who enjoys walking ('marcher') in the forest as a form of relaxation. The phrase 'pour se détendre' translates to 'to relax' in English.

Nous aimons marcher le long du fleuve chaque matin.

English translation of Nous aimons marcher le long du fleuve chaque matin.

We love to walk along the river every morning.

This sentence expresses enjoyment in walking ('marcher') by the river regularly each morning. The phrase 'le long du fleuve' translates to 'along the river' in English.

Après le déjeuner, il aime marcher un peu.

English translation of Après le déjeuner, il aime marcher un peu.

After lunch, he likes to walk a bit.

The sentence tells about someone who enjoys taking a walk after lunch, a habit which might aid digestion or serve as a break in their day.

Il faut marcher sur ce sentier pour atteindre la cime.

English translation of Il faut marcher sur ce sentier pour atteindre la cime.

You need to walk this path to reach the summit.

In this French sentence, 'Il faut marcher sur ce sentier' calls for walking on a specific path ('ce sentier') to achieve a particular goal, which is reaching the summit ('atteindre la cime').

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