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21 Dec 2011, 4:15 pm

The translation in english would be: "If music is the food of love, [then] play!"

"is" is the present tense in english, right? Makes sense that it'd be present tense in french as well then. =/



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21 Dec 2011, 6:30 pm

As it's a hypothetical sentence, should the verb be in the subjunctive? Which would be 'soit' I think. The English translation is actually 'If the food of music be love', which I think is the subjunctive.



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22 Dec 2011, 1:36 am

I don't think it's a poetic form that translates well into french... I'd just need to switch "music" and "love" from places, right?



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22 Dec 2011, 9:05 am

phil777 wrote:
The translation in english would be: "If music is the food of love, [then] play!"


"Then play" and "play on" mean the same thing.



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22 Dec 2011, 3:14 pm

More or less, the first would be a "conclusion" , if you will, whereas the second would be enjoining you to do so (playing). Anyways, semantics. =/



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26 Dec 2011, 11:57 am

Etre ou pas etre...ca c'est la question.



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26 Dec 2011, 10:33 pm

Ça marche en québécois, mais en français international, c'est plutôt : "Être ou ne pas être, tel est la question" ~.~



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30 Dec 2011, 2:41 am

"Avant l'heure, c'est pas l'heure ; après l'heure, c'est plus l'heure."



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05 Jan 2012, 9:26 pm

visage carré :lol:



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06 Jan 2012, 3:04 am

Mille millions de mille sabords! Tonnerre de Brest! Sapajous! Flibustier! Moule à gaufre! :P (Une gaufre (#) à l'anglophone qui est capable de me dire d'où ça vient! )



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06 Jan 2012, 11:28 am

Justin Bieber est très laide!!



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06 Jan 2012, 1:53 pm

Et pourtant, il/elle vient quand même de l'Ontario. :x



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08 Jan 2012, 5:11 pm

Rebecca Black dit <<C'est vendredi vendredi...>>.



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09 Jan 2012, 4:56 pm

Je vous emmerde ^ (^ - ^) ^ et je rentre à ma maison! > (^ - ^) >



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09 Jan 2012, 10:02 pm

C'est pas bien de copier Cartman. :P



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11 Jan 2012, 7:41 pm

Spank you very much!! | Merci go poo!!

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