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French expression: Tout de suite

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January 21, 2011 at 12:09 pm
(1) Kimberly says:

I’ve seen the literal pronunciation in textbooks as “toot sweet” … thank you for the correction! Love, love your blog and lessons. Keep them coming!

January 22, 2011 at 9:20 am
(2) Ebewele says:

this site is my greatest discovery to lerning french. Kudos!

January 23, 2011 at 9:15 am
(3) dayse says:

I’m Brazilian. The lesson is good. I can practice English and learn French at the same time. Je vais faire des leçons tout de suite!

July 4, 2011 at 4:10 am
(4) rozin79 says:

Can you recommend the best phrase to use, say, when telephoning the dentist or doctors to request an appointment “as soon as possible” ? Merci!

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As soon as possible = dès que possible, aussitôt que possible.

Laura K. Lawless
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March 23, 2013 at 5:33 am
(5) lady says:

I heard many times a french person say “a tout de suite” at the end of a conversation on the phone. Does that replace “a bientot” or it is used for something different than to say goodbye?

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À tout de suite means they have plans to see each other right away. À bientôt can mean that they’ll be seeing each soon (e.g., tomorrow) but not right away, or that they know they’ll see each other, even though they don’t necessarily have plans to do so. For example, if they work together or live on the same street.

Laura K. Lawless
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