There are 2 main translations of comment in English:

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comment 1

Pronunciation: / kɔmɑ̃ /

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  • 1 (de quelle manière) See examples: comment le sais-tu?
    how do you know (that)?
    comment ça s'écrit?
    how do you spell it?
    comment allez-vous? comment veux-tu que je me débrouille?
    how do you expect me to manage?
    comment faire?
    how can it be done?
    montre-moi comment
    show me how
    comment t'y prendras-tu?
    how will you go about it?
    il faut voir comment il nous a parlé/nous a traités!
    you should have seen the way he spoke to us/treated us!
    comment s'étonner qu'il ait échoué?
    it's hardly surprising that he failed!
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  • 3 (évaluation) See examples: comment est leur maison/fils?
    what's their house/son like?
    comment trouvez-vous ma robe/son mari?
    what do you think of my dress/her husband?, how do you like my dress/her husband?
  • 4 (indignation, surprise) See examples: comment cela?
    what do you mean?
    comment se fait-il qu'il soit parti?
    how is it that ou how come (familier) he's gone?
    comment se peut-il que…?
    how can it be that…?
    comment ça se fait (familier)?
    how come (familier)?, how is that?
    comment? tu voudrais des excuses?
    what? you expect me to apologize?
    comment donc!
    but of course!
    et comment!
    most certainly!, and how (familier)!
    ‘tu l'as éjecté (familier)?’—‘et comment!’
    ‘you threw him out?’—‘I certainly did!’ ou ‘did I ever (familier)!’ ou ‘I sure did (familier) (anglais américain)
    ‘c'était bon?’—‘et comment!’
    ‘was it nice?’—‘it certainly was!’ ou ‘was it ever (familier)!’ ou ‘it sure was (familier) (anglais américain)

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There are 2 main translations of comment in English:

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comment 2
Pronunciation: / kɔmɑ̃ /

nom masculin

  • le comment
    the how

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