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répond

English translation of répond

respond

The French word for respond is 'répond'. It is used in the same context as in English, to reply or answer in response to something. It can be used in both formal and informal contexts. However, depending on the tense and the subject of the sentence, the ending of the verb might change according to French grammar rules.


Example sentences using: répond

Je réponds toujours à mes emails.

English translation of Je réponds toujours à mes emails.

I always respond to my emails.

This sentence uses the word 'répond' in its first-person singular form 'réponds'. The term 'toujours' is an adverb that means 'always', underlining the fact that the speaker never neglects his/her emails.

Répond au téléphone, s'il te plaît.

English translation of Répond au téléphone, s'il te plaît.

Answer the phone, please.

Here, 'répond' is used in the imperative form, instructing someone to answer the phone. The phrase 's'il te plaît' is a polite way to say 'please'.

Il ne répond jamais à mes questions.

English translation of Il ne répond jamais à mes questions.

He never answers my questions.

This example uses 'répond' in third person singular, i.e., 'répond'. The word 'jamais' means 'never', emphasizing that the person in question never provides answers to the speaker's inquiries.

Elle répond à tous les critères de l'emploi.

English translation of Elle répond à tous les critères de l'emploi.

She meets all the job criteria.

This sentence conveys that a woman satisfies all the requirements of a job. Here, 'répond' is used to express compliance or fulfillment.

Nous répondons aux demandes de nos clients.

English translation of Nous répondons aux demandes de nos clients.

We respond to our customers' requests.

This sentence uses 'répond' in the first-person plural form 'répondons'. It explains a business practice where customer requests are being addressed.

Réponds-moi quand tu peux.

English translation of Réponds-moi quand tu peux.

Answer me when you can.

This sentence uses 'répond' in the imperative form followed by a pronoun '-moi', asking someone for a response when they have the time.

Il répond rarement à temps.

English translation of Il répond rarement à temps.

He rarely responds on time.

This sentence describes someone's habit of not answering promptly. 'Rarement' means 'rarely' and 'à temps' translates to 'on time'.

Répond correctement à la question.

English translation of Répond correctement à la question.

Answer the question correctly.

In this instance, 'répond' is used in the imperative form, instructing someone to provide a correct answer to a question.

Je ne réponds pas aux insultes.

English translation of Je ne réponds pas aux insultes.

I do not respond to insults.

This statement is an assertive way of saying that the speaker does not dignify insults with a response, using 'répond' in the first person singular form 'réponds'.

Elle répond toujours avec un sourire.

English translation of Elle répond toujours avec un sourire.

She always responds with a smile.

This sentence describes a woman's cheerful habit of responding with a smile. 'Toujours' means 'always' and 'avec un sourire' means 'with a smile'.

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