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15:11 Mar 20, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: Bonjour madame vous êtes jolie aujourd'hui
Bonjour mon nom est Julien Fortin et j'aime les carottes.
julien
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Summary of answers provided
naHello, Madam. How beautiful you look, todayChristian Wellhoff
naHello Madam, you are looking pretty today.Amy Olive
naGood morning, madam, you look pretty today.
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naGood morning, Ma'am, you're looking pretty today.
Parrot


  

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42 mins
Good morning, Ma'am, you're looking pretty today.


Explanation:
Good day, my name is Julien Fortin and I like carrots.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 19:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861

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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh

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6 hrs
Good morning, madam, you look pretty today.


Explanation:
Hi,

Depending on the cultural background of Julien Fortin, you can say MADAM, MA'AM, MORNING , GOOD MORNING.

Good morning, my name is Julien Fortin and I love carrots.

Morning, Good morning, Good day.

My name is Julien Fortin
I am Julien Fortin
I'm Julien Fortin.

If we want to emphasize the sentence:

Good morning madam, you DO look pretty today!

Greetings from USA, :)

BD


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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 11:41
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 16

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Albert Golub

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1 day 13 hrs
Hello Madam, you are looking pretty today.


Explanation:
pretty:joli


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Amy Olive
Local time: 18:41

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LAC
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7 days
Hello, Madam. How beautiful you look, today


Explanation:
Translating Bonjour by Good --- would mean that we do know from the context that we are in whatever period of the day. The character stating he likes carrots rubs away part of the formalism of "Madame" (could be a child talking) and that supports the use of "Hello"
Regarding the rest of the sentence, nobody would say to a woman "vous êtes jolie aujourd'hui" unless it actually meant "even more than usual". "You are pretty today" is yoo bland, and translated back in French, would be at the limit of the insult. Thus, my use of beautiful and the syntax
Hope this helps
"Hoffwell"

Christian Wellhoff
PRO pts in pair: 32

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