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semaine

English translation of semaine

week

The French word for 'week' is 'semaine'. It is used in the same context as in English, referring to the seven day period. An example of a sentence using 'semaine' is 'J'ai une réunion la semaine prochaine', which translates to 'I have a meeting next week'.


Example sentences using: semaine

Cette semaine, je suis libre.

English translation of Cette semaine, je suis libre.

This week, I am free.

This sentence is about the speaker's available time during the current week.

J'étudie le français une fois par semaine.

English translation of J'étudie le français une fois par semaine.

I study French once a week.

This phrase indicates a frequency in which an activity is done in a week. That activity, in this case, is studying French.

La semaine dernière, on a vu un film incroyable.

English translation of La semaine dernière, on a vu un film incroyable.

Last week, we saw an amazing film.

This phrase uses 'semaine' to refer to a specific time in the past - last week, during which an event happened, in this case, watching a movie.

Je vais être très occupé la semaine prochaine.

English translation of Je vais être très occupé la semaine prochaine.

I'm going to be very busy next week.

The phrase refers to an upcoming time period - next week, when the speaker expects to be busy.

Nous avons prévu un voyage pour la semaine d'après.

English translation of Nous avons prévu un voyage pour la semaine d'après.

We have planned a trip for the week after.

'Semaine' is used here to refer to a future time period - the week following a certain moment or event.

Au milieu de la semaine, j'irai à la salle de sport.

English translation of Au milieu de la semaine, j'irai à la salle de sport.

In the middle of the week, I will go to the gym.

This expression uses 'semaine' to signify a specific point in the week, the middle, when the speaker will do a specific activity.

Toutes les semaines, nous tenons une réunion de famille.

English translation of Toutes les semaines, nous tenons une réunion de famille.

Every week, we hold a family meeting.

This sentence describes a recurring event that takes place every week.

La durée de la semaine de travail est de 35 heures en France.

English translation of La durée de la semaine de travail est de 35 heures en France.

The duration of the work week is 35 hours in France.

This sentence is talking about the total hours in a working week in France. 'Semaine' here refers to the full week.

La fin de la semaine est la meilleure partie.

English translation of La fin de la semaine est la meilleure partie.

The end of the week is the best part.

In this example, 'semaine' is utilized to signify a certain period in the week, the end, which is favourite to the speaker.

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