Advanced #50 French adjectives and present participles

Advanced #50 French adjectives and present participles
Advanced #50 French adjectives and present participles

Learn how to differentiate between adjectives and present participles that sound the same in French my friend.

provocateur, provocatrice

nom, adjectif

Une personne ou un acte qui souhaite provoquer, inciter à un comportement négatif.

A person or an act that wishes to provoke, incite to negative behavior

provocant, provocante


Etat d’une personne ou d’une chose qui incite à un comportement négatif, sans nécessairement une volonté délibérée de l’être.

State of a person or thing that incites negative behavior, without necessarily a deliberate intention to be so.

(en) provoquant

participe présent

Action passagère et qui s’étale dans le temps

Le participe présent est toujours invariable

Son comportement a été jugé très provocateur par ses pairs.

His behavior was deemed very provocative by his peers.

Une tenue sera jugée provocatrice ou non selon la culture de la personne qui l’observe.

An outfit will be deemed provocative or not depending on the culture of the person observing it.

Il a freiné brusquement sur l’autoroute, provoquant un énorme embouteillage.

He braked sharply on the freeway, causing a huge traffic jam.

convaincant et convainquant

suffocant et suffoquant



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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