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poste

English translation of poste

post

The French word 'poste' is used similar to the English 'post'. It is commonly used to refer to a job or position, as well as in reference to mailing or shipping items, just like in English. Also, it can be used to refer to a post or station in a technical or military context.


Example sentences using: poste

Je travaille à la poste.

English translation of Je travaille à la poste.

I work at the post office.

This sentence describes a person's place of work and shows that 'poste' in French can mean 'post office'.

Le facteur a laissé un colis à la poste.

English translation of Le facteur a laissé un colis à la poste.

The mailman left a package at the post office.

In this sentence, 'poste' refers to the place where the mailman (le facteur) left a package.

J'ai besoin de timbres, je vais à la poste.

English translation of J'ai besoin de timbres, je vais à la poste.

I need stamps, I'm going to the post office.

This sentence represents an instance where someone is heading to the post office to buy stamps and 'poste' stands for 'post office'.

Elle a postulé pour un poste de professeur.

English translation of Elle a postulé pour un poste de professeur.

She applied for a teaching position.

Here, 'poste' is used to mean a job or position (of a teacher in this case), indicating its versatility.

Il a quitté son poste pour suivre une nouvelle opportunité.

English translation of Il a quitté son poste pour suivre une nouvelle opportunité.

He left his position to pursue a new opportunity.

In this context, 'poste' is used to refer to a job or position that the subject had but has now left.

Le poste de télévision est allumé.

English translation of Le poste de télévision est allumé.

The television set is turned on.

In this example, 'poste' is used to refer to a television set, another usage of the word.

Je n'ai pas compris ce poste dans le budget.

English translation of Je n'ai pas compris ce poste dans le budget.

I did not understand this item in the budget.

This sentence reflects the diversity of meanings for 'poste', as it refers to an item or entry in a budget.

Il a été promu à un poste supérieur.

English translation of Il a été promu à un poste supérieur.

He has been promoted to a higher position.

In this sentence, 'poste' is used to refer to a job or position to which the subject has been promoted.

Elle a obtenu le poste de directeur.

English translation of Elle a obtenu le poste de directeur.

She got the position of director.

Here, the term 'poste' stands for the professional position or job (the role of a director), which the subject got.

Je dois poster cette lettre à la poste.

English translation of Je dois poster cette lettre à la poste.

I need to post this letter at the post office.

In this instance, 'poster' as a verb means to mail or post something, and 'poste' as a noun refers to the place where the action takes place, the post office.

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