How do you use a Bientot in French?
A bit more abstract and indefinite – “until the seeing again” or until we meet again – whenever that might be. A bientot would be used in the case of, say, I’ll see you after lunch, whereas au revoir might be used when seeing someone off at an airport on a trip.
How do you use alors in French?
Alors has several meanings. It can be used to mean ‘then’ or ‘in that case’. For example, Si tu sais conduire, alors tu peux prendre la voiture. (If you can drive, then you can take the car.)
What is the difference between Au Revoir and a Bientot?
New Member. From what I recall, “À Bientôt” is used amongst friend and family or in very informal situations; “Au revoir” is the more formal way to say goodbye. So, if this was a business call, or if you two had just met, the socially correct way to say goodbye would be “au revoir”.
Is a Bientot formal or informal?
À bientôt (Ah bee yen toe). This is general ways of saying “see you soon.” You’d use it formally or casually, when you know you’ll be seeing the person soon.
How do you use alors and donc?
You could globally use those words with the same meaning. Buy if you want to be more accurate, ‘alors’ should be used to describe an action or something happening after something else. Not always with a link between the two events. ‘Donc’ also imply this idea, but imply the idea of a reaction, some cause and effect.
Is a Bientot in French formal?
À bientôt (Ah bee yen toe). This is general ways of saying “see you soon.” You’d use it formally or casually, when you know you’ll be seeing the person soon. If you’re seeing the person within a matter of hours, you could say: À très bientôt. (See you very soon).
What is a French goodbye?
1 – Au Revoir – The Most Common Way of Saying Goodbye in French. Literally, “Au revoir” means “until we see each other again”. Saying “Au revoir” is extremely common, and you can use it in any occasion.