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Pronunciation: /ʀɛste/

Translation of rester in English:


  • 3 to be left, to remain
  • 5rester sur une bonne impression to be left with a good impression
  • 6en rester à to go no further than je compte bien ne pas en rester là I won't let the matter rest there restons-en là pour le moment let's leave it at that for now

v impers

  • il reste une minute there is one minute left il ne me reste plus que lui he's all I've got left il reste que, il n'en reste pas moins que the fact remains that

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