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15:28 Sep 25, 2000
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: we played soccer
how do u say we played soccer in french
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Summary of answers provided
naNous avons joué au footTone Wittmann
naNous avons joué au soccer. Nous avons joué au football.
kecikyle
naEuropean or American Soccer
kecikyle
naNous avons joué au soccerLouise Atfield


  

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48 mins
Nous avons joué au soccer


Explanation:
It's that simple!

Louise Atfield
PRO pts in pair: 577

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kecikyle
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2 hrs
European or American Soccer


Explanation:
Well it depends on what you mean :


soccer s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,MASC,N. AMERICA

football s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,MASC,EUROPE
foot s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,MASC,EUROPE
football européen s CORRECT,MASC,N. AMERICA
football association s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,MASC,GR. BRITAIN

DEF - Jeu qui oppose deux équipes de 11 joueurs, dont l'objectif est de projeter du pied ou de la tête le ballon rond dans le but adverse. Le but marqué vaut 1 point. L'équipe qui totalise le plus de points gagne la partie. s
OBS - D'où vient le mot «soccer»? En fait, il provient de l'argot. Officiellement, le jeu porte le nom de «football association» et ses règles dérivent de celles de la "Football Association" fondée en Angleterre en 1863. Par la suite, le football se divise en 2 catégories, le football tel que prôné par la "Football Association" et le rugby, ainsi nommé en l'honneur de l'école Rugby. Comme les étudiants désignaient souvent le rugby par le mot «rugger», le mot «association» en vint à être raccourci à celui de soccer, et le mot fut adopté. s
OBS - Le soccer a été sport de démonstration aux Jeux Olympiques de 1900 et de 1904; il est devenu discipline olympique en 1908. (D'après la source "i".) Durant les Jeux, on utilise "football" dans les documents officiels. s
OBS - foot : Terme du langage familier en Europe qui est un anglicisme à éviter au Canada. s



soccer s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,N. AMERICA

association football s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,GR. BRITAIN


football s CORRECT,SEE RECORD,EUROPE




DEF - Game with two opposing teams of 11 players each, the object of which is to use the foot or the head to get the round ball into the opponents' goal. One goal equals one point. The team with the most points wins the game. s
OBS - Back in the 1860s the word "football" was being used in England for two different sports. To distinguish the two the terms "rugby football" (because rugby was first played in the town of Rugby) and "association football" (because the first soccer rules were drawn up by the London Football Association) were used. It is believed that the word soccer is a corruption of the abbreviation "assoc.," just as "rugger" became the commonly used word for rugby. s
OBS - association football: British term for "soccer", shortened to "football". (From sources "d" and "h".) s
OBS - Soccer was introduced to the Olympic Games as a demonstration sport in 1900 and 1904. In 1908, it formally became part of the Olympic programme. (From source "h".) s






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kecikyle
Canada
Local time: 09:56
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 28

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Bernadette Regnier
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2 hrs
Nous avons joué au soccer. Nous avons joué au football.


Explanation:
In Europe we say : Nous avons joué au football.

In North America we say: Nous avons joué au soccer.

It really depends on the context. See explanations above.

kecikyle
Canada
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PRO pts in pair: 28
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8 hrs
Nous avons joué au foot


Explanation:

The slang way of saying football, we used it at high-school in France during the sports sessions

Good luck !

Greetings from Tone

Tone Wittmann
Local time: 15:56
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
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