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I surrender

French translation: je me rends

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English term or phrase:I surrender
French translation:je me rends
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14:05 Aug 16, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: I surrender
I am doing research about French underground in WWII. How would a French person (soldier) say "I surrender" to a German Soldier?
Scott Washburn
je me rends
Explanation:
i hope it helps you
yacine
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yacine
Local time: 12:06
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Summary of answers provided
na +4je me rendsyacine
naIch ergebe mich
Nathalie Kourimsky


  

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12 mins peer agreement (net): +4
je me rends


Explanation:
i hope it helps you
yacine


yacine
Local time: 12:06
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 157

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sonia Murray: this is correct.
3 mins

agree  claudie: The French soldier might have waved something white (eg handkerchief). No problems of comprehension.
33 mins

agree  Didier Fourcot: Exact
11 hrs

agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne
1 day13 hrs
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16 hrs
Ich ergebe mich


Explanation:
This is what he might have said if he could speak German (I don't know if the Germans would have understood French)

Nathalie Kourimsky
Local time: 12:06
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 19
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