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13:24 Aug 27, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: if you please
in a song about going to canada. it says "lets go to canada. lets leave today.canada oh canada ay see vu play" i think that french stuff means if you please
stephanie
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Summary of answers provided
na +1s’il te plaît
Francesco D'Alessandro
nasil te plait, sil vous plaityacine
nas'il vous plait...Alessandra Hall
nas'il vous plaît or s'il te plaîtRenata Costa


  

Answers


5 mins peer agreement (net): +1
s’il te plaît


Explanation:
I don't know the song, but if you are talking to a friend or a family member that's the way to say it

otherwise, if you are talking to someone you are not so familiar with you are supposed to say
s’il vous plaît

Francesco D'Alessandro
Spain
Local time: 18:09
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 39

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kateabc
1 hr
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6 mins
s'il vous plait...


Explanation:
Yes, it's a Canadian transcription of the French... see voo play!
Please!


    French Canadian admirer!
Alessandra Hall
United States
Local time: 13:09
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22 mins
s'il vous plaît or s'il te plaît


Explanation:
It seems that it's an anglicism of the sentence above - vu play.

Hope it helps.

Renata F. da Costa.






Renata Costa
Brazil
Local time: 15:09
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
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9 hrs
sil te plait, sil vous plait


Explanation:
cest la version canadienne de sil vous plait
Yacine


yacine
Local time: 19:09
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 157
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