There are 2 main translations of at in French:

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British English: /at/
, /ət/
American English: /æt/
, /ət/


  • 1 (with place, time, age etc)
  • 2 (at the house etc of)
  • 4 (followed by superlative) See examples: the garden is at its prettiest in June
    juin est le mois où le jardin est le plus beau
    I'm at my best in the morning
    c'est le matin que je me sens le mieux
    he was at his most irritating
    il était particulièrement énervant
    she was at her best at 50
    (of musician, artist etc)
    à 50 ans elle était au sommet de son art
  • 5
    (harassing) See examples: he's been (on) at me to buy a new car
    il n'arrête pas de me casser les pieds pour que j'achète une nouvelle voiture


I don't know where he's at

je ne le comprends pas du tout

while we're at it

pendant qu'on y est

I've been (hard) at it all day

je n'ai pas arrêté de la journée

they're at it again (informal)!

les voilà qui recommencent!

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