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raison

English translation of raison

reason

The term 'raison' in French translates to 'reason' in English. It can be used in a variety of contexts in French, such as philosophical debates, logical discussions, or casual conversations. It is used to express the cause, explanation, or justification of an action or event, similar to its English counterpart.


Example sentences using: raison

Il n'y a aucune raison de paniquer.

English translation of Il n'y a aucune raison de paniquer.

There is no reason to panic.

This phrase is used to reassure someone that there is no need for them to panic, and there are no significant issues to be worried about.

C'est la raison pour laquelle je suis en retard.

English translation of C'est la raison pour laquelle je suis en retard.

That's the reason I'm late.

This sentence is commonly used to explain to someone that a certain event or circumstance is the cause of your late arrival.

Il me donne une bonne raison de sourire.

English translation of Il me donne une bonne raison de sourire.

He gives me a good reason to smile.

In this context, 'reason' refers to a cause or justification. This phrase suggests that someone makes the speaker happy or uplifted.

Je vais te donner une raison de pleurer.

English translation of Je vais te donner une raison de pleurer.

I will give you a reason to cry.

This sentence is typically used as a warning or threat, suggesting that the speaker may do something hurtful to the person they are speaking to.

La raison de ma visite est de vous aider.

English translation of La raison de ma visite est de vous aider.

The reason for my visit is to help you.

This phrase is used to express the purpose of the speaker's visit, which, in this case, is to provide assistance.

Elle n’a pas de raison de mentir.

English translation of Elle n’a pas de raison de mentir.

She doesn't have a reason to lie.

This sentence is used when someone believes that another person has no motivation or reason to tell lies.

La raison de son succès est son dévouement.

English translation of La raison de son succès est son dévouement.

The reason for his success is his dedication.

This statement is used to credit a person's success to their dedication and hard work.

Il n’a pas donné de raison pour son départ soudain.

English translation of Il n’a pas donné de raison pour son départ soudain.

He didn't give a reason for his sudden departure.

This sentence is used to express that a person left suddenly and did not provide an explanation.

Pour une raison ou une autre, elle n'est pas venue.

English translation of Pour une raison ou une autre, elle n'est pas venue.

For one reason or another, she did not come.

This phrase is used when the speaker doesn't know the exact reason why someone didn't show up as expected.

La magie, pour une raison quelconque, ne fonctionnait pas.

English translation of La magie, pour une raison quelconque, ne fonctionnait pas.

The magic, for some reason, wasn't working.

This sentence indicates that there is an unknown reason why the magic isn't working.

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