Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French

Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French

Learn how to use Avoir beau in French my friend (and it has nothing to do with a handsome person!).

Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French
Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French
Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French
Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French
Advanced #46 Avoir beau in French

avoir beau + infinitif = faire quelque chose avec des efforts mais inutilement, vainement car sans obtenir le résultat voulu

to do something with some effort but in vain, without obtaining the desired result

Il avait beau lui expliquer, elle ne comprenait pas.

No matter how hard he tried to explain it to her, she would not understand.

Nous avons beau lui dire qu’il le mérite, il n’a pas confiance en lui.

No matter how often we tell him that he is worth it, he won’t trust himself.

Vous avez eu beau crier, il n’a pas entendu.

You tried in vain to scream, he did not hear.

Il a beau courir, il ne parviendra pas à faire le marathon cette année.

Run as he might, he will not be able to run the marathon this year.

Elles ont beau faire des efforts, personne ne s’en rend compte.

No matter how hard they try, nobody realizes it.

Published by Claire SAMUEL

My name is Claire and my mission is to teach you French with a smile my friend!

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