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rencontrer

English translation of rencontrer

meet

The French word 'rencontrer' translates to 'meet' in English. It's used when you wish to say that you're meeting someone, arranging an encounter or happening to come across someone or something. It can be used in a variety of contexts, similarly to how 'meet' is used in English.


Example sentences using: rencontrer

Tu devrais rencontrer ma soeur.

English translation of Tu devrais rencontrer ma soeur.

You should meet my sister.

A suggestion from the speaker for the listener to meet his or her sister.

Je suis content de vous rencontrer.

English translation of Je suis content de vous rencontrer.

I'm happy to meet you.

This is a common phrase used to express the speaker's happiness about meeting someone for the first time.

Elle va rencontrer son amie en ville.

English translation of Elle va rencontrer son amie en ville.

She is going to meet her friend in town.

This phrase shows future events where the subject 'Elle' will be meeting her friend somewhere in the city.

J'aimerais qu'on puisse se rencontrer demain.

English translation of J'aimerais qu'on puisse se rencontrer demain.

I wish we could meet tomorrow.

An expression of desire to meet the person the next day.

Ils espèrent le rencontrer lors du concert.

English translation of Ils espèrent le rencontrer lors du concert.

They hope to meet him at the concert.

A phrase demonstrating the use of 'rencontrer' in conjunction with an event, in this case, a concert.

On pourrait se rencontrer pour boire un café.

English translation of On pourrait se rencontrer pour boire un café.

We could meet for a coffee.

A casual proposal to meet for coffee, showing the use of 'rencontrer' in social arrangements.

J'ai rencontré un vieil ami par hasard.

English translation of J'ai rencontré un vieil ami par hasard.

I met an old friend by chance.

The phrase shows the usage of 'rencontrer' in the context of a spontaneous or unexpected meeting.

Il faut que je rencontre mon patron aujourd'hui.

English translation of Il faut que je rencontre mon patron aujourd'hui.

I have to meet my boss today.

This phrase shows obligation and the need to meet someone, in this case, the speaker’s boss.

En chemin, ils ont rencontré un ours.

English translation of En chemin, ils ont rencontré un ours.

On the way, they encountered a bear.

The verb 'rencontrer' can be used not only for people but also for meeting other creatures, like in this phrase.

Nous avons rencontré des problèmes techniques.

English translation of Nous avons rencontré des problèmes techniques.

We have encountered technical problems.

Although not involving meeting people, this phrase uses 'rencontrer' to describe running into issues or problems.

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