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très

English translation of très

very

The French word for 'very' is 'très'. It is used to enhance the meaning of an adjective, adverb, or another adverb. More often than not, it precedes an adjective or adverb. For instance, 'très bien' means 'very good', and 'très rapidement' means 'very quickly'.


Example sentences using: très

Il est très gentil.

English translation of Il est très gentil.

He is very nice.

In this phrase, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'gentil', which means 'nice'. So, the phrase translates to 'He is very nice'.

C'est un très bon livre.

English translation of C'est un très bon livre.

This is a very good book.

Here, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'bon', which means 'good'. The full sentence 'C'est un très bon livre' can be translated to 'This is a very good book'.

Elle est très belle.

English translation of Elle est très belle.

She is very beautiful.

In this phrase, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'belle', which means 'beautiful'. Hence, 'Elle est très belle' translates to 'She is very beautiful'.

Le film était très intéressant.

English translation of Le film était très intéressant.

The movie was very interesting.

In this phrase, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'intéressant', which means 'interesting'. So, 'Le film était très intéressant' can be translated as 'The movie was very interesting'.

C'est une très mauvaise idée.

English translation of C'est une très mauvaise idée.

This is a very bad idea.

In this sentence, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'mauvaise', which means 'bad'. Hence the sentence 'C'est une très mauvaise idée' translates to 'This is a very bad idea'.

Le café est très chaud.

English translation of Le café est très chaud.

The coffee is very hot.

In this phrase, 'très' is used to intensify the adjective 'chaud', which means 'hot'. Thus, 'Le café est très chaud' translates to 'The coffee is very hot'.

J'ai très faim.

English translation of J'ai très faim.

I am very hungry.

Here, 'très' is used to intensify 'faim', which means 'hungry'. The phrase 'J'ai très faim' is therefore 'I am very hungry'.

Le concert était très bruyant.

English translation of Le concert était très bruyant.

The concert was very noisy.

In this sentence, 'très' is used to intensify 'bruyant', which means 'noisy'. So, 'Le concert était très bruyant' translates to 'The concert was very noisy'.

Je suis très content de te voir.

English translation of Je suis très content de te voir.

I am very happy to see you.

In this phrase, 'très' is used to intensify 'content', which means 'happy'. 'Je suis très content de te voir' translates directly to 'I am very happy to see you'.

Il fait très froid aujourd'hui.

English translation of Il fait très froid aujourd'hui.

It is very cold today.

Here, 'très' is used to intensify 'froid', which means 'cold'. Therefore, 'Il fait très froid aujourd'hui' translates to 'It is very cold today'.

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