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pourtant
Pronunciation: / puʀtɑ̃ /

Translation of pourtant in English:

adverbe

  • et pourtant
    and yet
    c'était pourtant une bonne idée
    and yet it was a good idea, it was a good idea though
    c'est pourtant vrai
    it's true though, it's true all the same
    inimaginable et pourtant vrai
    inconceivable yet true, inconceivable but true nevertheless
    il faudra pourtant le leur dire
    they'll have to be told though
    il n'est pourtant pas bête
    and yet he's not stupid
    ce n'est pourtant pas difficile!
    (and yet) it's not so difficult!
    pourtant il avait tout pour réussir
    and yet he had everything going for him
    il avait travaillé dur et pourtant il a échoué
    he worked hard and yet ou even so he failed
    tout avait pourtant bien commencé
    and yet everything had got off to a good start
    des prévisions optimistes et pourtant réalistes
    optimistic yet realistic forecasts, forecasts which are optimistic but nevertheless realistic
    techniquement pourtant, le film est parfait techniquement, le film est pourtant parfait
    the film is nevertheless technically perfect
    il a été critiqué par Paul, pourtant un ami de longue date
    he was criticized by Paul, though ou and yet he was an old friend

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