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Lucas
when do you use these conjunctions in French? ''Malgré que'', ''bien que'' et ''sauf que''? Do these expressions have any similar conjunctions in English?
Oct 1, 2016 6:36 PM
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Hi ! This is a common mistake that even French native people do, but you can't say "malgré que". The right conjunction is only "malgré" + noun or "malgré le fait que" + verbe (subjonctive). Example : Malgré son jeune âge il est déjà très mature. / Malgré le fait qu'il soit jeune, il est déjà très mature. The translation in English would "in spite of" or "despite". Bien que = although Sauf (que) = except / except that. I hope this will help :)
October 1, 2016
Lucas
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