I surrender

French translation: je me rends

English term or phrase:I surrender
French translation:je me rends

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
i hope it helps you
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na +4je me rends
naIch ergebe mich
Nathalie Kourimsky



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

i hope it helps you

Local time: 16:33
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 day 13 hrs
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16 hrs
Ich ergebe mich

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
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 19
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