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Pronunciation: /sɑ̃ble/

Translation of sembler in English:

verbe intransitif

verbe impersonnel

  • il semble que …
    it seems that …
    il semble bon de faire
    it seems appropriate to do
    faites comme bon vous semble
    do whatever you think best
    il semble que le problème soit réglé
    it seems (that) the problem has been solved
    il semblerait que le problème soit réglé
    it would seem that the problem has been solved
    le problème est réglé à ce qu'il me semble
    the problem has been solved, or so it seems to me
    il me semble que c'est trop grand
    it seems too big to me
    il me semble surprenant que …
    it strikes me as strange that …
    il me semble important de faire
    I think it is important to do
    elle a raison, me semble-t-il or il me semble or ce me semble
    I think she's right
    il me semble l'avoir déjà rencontrée
    I think I've met her before
    elle a, semble-t-il, refusé si bon me semble
    if I feel like it
    elle ne travaille que quand bon lui semble
    she only works when she feels like it
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