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He has been in many movies

French translation: Il a joué dans de nombreux films

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16:13 Aug 8, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: He has been in many movies
Brad Pitt(an actor) has been in many movies.
Jeana
French translation:Il a joué dans de nombreux films
Explanation:
This is a straightforward translation and I don't quite see where the difficulty lies. The expression to be translated: "he has been in many films" is a colloquial expression for "he has played in many films". In French, you could also say: "Il a été dans de nombreux films, but it would not be a very meaninglul sentence, although it would be grammatically correct.

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19 mins peer agreement (net): +3
Il a joué dans de nombreux films


Explanation:
This is a straightforward translation and I don't quite see where the difficulty lies. The expression to be translated: "he has been in many films" is a colloquial expression for "he has played in many films". In French, you could also say: "Il a été dans de nombreux films, but it would not be a very meaninglul sentence, although it would be grammatically correct.



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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Nikki Scott-Despaigne: "jouer" for "be" here, meaning "act", of course and not "play in a film", unless he played a musical instrument!
5 hrs

agree  Yves Georges
6 hrs

agree  JulieROGER
7 hrs
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