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aussi
Pronunciation: /osi/

Translation of aussi in English:

adverbe

  • 1 (également) moi aussi, j'ai du travail
    I have work too
    il sera absent et moi aussi
    he'll be away and so will I
    je suis allée à Paris, à Lyon et aussi à Montpellier
    I went to Paris, Lyons and Montpellier too ou as well, I went to Paris, Lyons and also Montpellier
    ‘j'adore le jazz’—‘moi aussi’
    ‘I love jazz’—‘me too’, ‘so do I’
    elle est professeur, elle aussi
    she's a teacher too ou as well
    mon père aussi était vétérinaire
    my father was a vet too ou as well
    nous partons aussi
    we're leaving too ou as well
    c'est aussi notre opinion
    that's our opinion too ou as well, that's also our opinion
    il est peintre et aussi musicien
    he's a painter and also a musician, he's a painter and a musician too ou as well
    ‘bonne journée!’—‘merci, toi aussi!’
    ‘have a nice day!’—‘thanks, you too!’
  • 2 (dans une comparaison)aussi âgé/gentil/ennuyeux/débordé que
    as old/kind/boring/overloaded as
    aussi étrange/ridicule que cela puisse paraître
    (as) strange/ridiculous as it may seem
    aussi riche soit-elle
    (as) rich as she may be
    aussi riche qu'elle soit
    rich though she is, however rich she is
    cette émission concerne les femmes aussi bien que les hommes
    this programme (anglais britannique) concerns women as well as men
    aussi longtemps que
    as long as
    c'est aussi bien
    it's just as well
    c'est aussi bien comme cela [littéral]
    it's just as good like that
    [figuré]
    it's just as well

conjonction

  • 2
    [familier]
    (mais, d'ailleurs) ‘on lui a volé son sac’—‘quelle idée aussi de le laisser traîner!’
    ‘her bag was stolen’—‘well, it was stupid to leave it lying about!’
    mais aussi, pourquoi est-ce que tu y es allée?
    why on earth did you go there?

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