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plus

English translation of plus

more

In French, 'plus' is used in the same way as 'more' in English. It can be used to express a higher or greater extent or amount. It is usually positioned after the verb in a sentence. The use of 'plus' may vary depending on the context of the sentence.


Example sentences using: plus

Je veux plus de café.

English translation of Je veux plus de café.

I want more coffee.

In French, 'plus' can mean 'more'. The context of the sentence determines its meaning. Here, 'Je veux plus de café' means 'I want more coffee'.

Je ne peux plus le faire.

English translation of Je ne peux plus le faire.

I can no longer do it.

'Plus' can also mean 'no longer' or 'anymore' when it is used in a negative context. So, 'Je ne peux plus le faire' translates to 'I can no longer do it'.

Il est plus grand que moi.

English translation of Il est plus grand que moi.

He is taller than me.

'Plus' is used in comparisons to mean 'more' or 'greater'. 'Il est plus grand que moi' means 'He is taller than me'.

C'est plus facile à dire qu'à faire.

English translation of C'est plus facile à dire qu'à faire.

It's easier said than done.

'Plus' is used here in a comparative context, showing a greater degree of easiness in saying than doing.

Je ne vois plus rien.

English translation of Je ne vois plus rien.

I can't see anything anymore.

In negative sentences, 'plus' means 'anymore'. The sentence 'Je ne vois plus rien' illustrates this usage.

Je n'en peux plus.

English translation of Je n'en peux plus.

I can't take it anymore.

'Plus' in this context shows an extent to which something can be endured. 'Je n'en peux plus' translates to 'I can't take it anymore.'

On ne peut plus simple.

English translation of On ne peut plus simple.

It couldn't be simpler.

The phrase 'On ne peut plus simple' uses 'plus' in the meaning of an extremity where no more simplification is possible.

Faisons plus ample connaissance.

English translation of Faisons plus ample connaissance.

Let's get to know each other better.

'Plus' is used here in the sense of 'more', implying a deeper level of acquaintance.

Vous devez en savoir plus.

English translation of Vous devez en savoir plus.

You need to know more.

In this sentence, 'plus' translates to 'more', showing the need for further knowledge.

Plus de peur que de mal.

English translation of Plus de peur que de mal.

More fear than harm.

This is a French idiomatic expression which uses 'plus' to compare the fear of something with the actual harm caused by it. It's often used to express relief after a fright.

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