Quick Answer: What Is The Informal Way To Say You In French?

How are you in French informal way?

“Comment vas-tu?” (“How are you?”) is the most accurate informal way of saying “Comment allez-vous?” As you’d expect, you use this way of asking “how are you?” in informal situations..

What does Salut mean?

bye, hi, hellobye, hi, hello.

How do you reply allez vous?

A more formal way to say this is Comment allez-vous ?. You can respond by using ça va as a statement; Ça va. in this case is used for I’m fine. The adverb bien /bjɛ̃/ is used to say well, and is often said both alone and as Ça va bien.

How do you respond to Merci?

The usual answer to “merci” in French is “de rien” which has about the same meaning as “no problem” and translates to “it’s nothing”. The most commonly used is probably “De rien”. Your “Pas de problème” is used also, and is more casual.

Is it Et toi or Et tu?

Well, in french “toi” is used when you refer directly to the person you are talking to, whereas “tu” is always followed by a verb.

How do you express gratitude in French?

Je tiens à vous exprimer notre gratitude. I wish to express our gratitude to you. Je vous adresse mes plus vifs remerciements. I send you my most sincere thanks.

Is Toi formal or informal?

Toi is the informal, singular object pronoun “you”: It’s you! = C’est toi! Vous is the plural and/or formal pronoun “you”, (think “you people”, or “you, sir”, or “you, ma’am”.

Why is it Et toi and not Et tu?

‘Et tu’ is Latin, not French. This is also why it’s ‘Brute’ – vocative of Brutus. Tu (subject pronoun) is used as the subject of a verb. Toi (tonic pronoun) is used for emphasis, when on its own or when preceded by a preposition.

How do you answer qui est ce?

means “Who?”, when the answer that you expect is the subject. For example “Qui est-ce qui parle?” (or “Qui parle?”)= who speaks? The answer that you expect is “Le professeur parle” (=The teacher speaks).

What is the meaning of Ca va bien et toi?

Ça va bien, et toi? I’m fine, what are you doing?

What is the meaning of Et toi?

the same to you with knobs on”et toi” translation into French …and the same to you with brass knobs on ! …and the same to you with knobs on !

WHAT IS A in French?

Generally speaking, à means “to,” “at,” or “in,” while de means “of” or “from.” Both prepositions have numerous uses and to understand each better, it is best to compare them. Learn more about the preposition de.

Is Toi a French word?

B – “You” in French = Toi When we use “you” (singular informal) after a preposition (and, of, at, from, about….), we use “toi” in French.

How many ways can you say you in French?

two waysThe word ‘you’ was reserved for more formal occasions; it was used when speaking to people we didn’t know or those who were older than us. In French, even today, there are two ways to say you: ‘tu’ and ‘vous’.

Is Salut formal or informal?

When used at the end of a conversation, “Salut!” stops meaning “Hi!” and instead becomes the equivalent of “Bye-bye”. Again, it is considered to be slightly informal and is best reserved for people you know well, or people you see often.

How do you respond to Ca va bien?

As with English, French people tend to reply to Ça va? with a positive response – Bien, or Bien, merci – much the same way as we would use fine in English. The following responses are polite enough for a new acquaintance, but general enough for a good friend, too: Très bien, merci. Very well, thank you.

Is Salut too informal?

Salut can be used by anyone of any age, but remember that it’s informal. It’s the equivalent of “Hi” in English. Like Ciao in Italian, Salut can also be used to say “Goodbye” (or, rather, think “Bye”, instead, since it remains informal in this context), although this is a bit less common.

Is Je vous en prie formal?

“Thank you so much for all your help today” “You’re welcome” = “Je t’en prie” “Je vous en prie” is more formal (using “vous” rather than “tu”) and would most likely be used when dealing with someone you don’t know well, or at all – in a shop or when dealing with someone by phone etc…

What is the meaning of Merci beaucoup?

thank you very much: thank you very much.

Is Ca va mal formal or informal?

VocabularyENGLISHFRENCHÇa va.O.K.Ça va bien/mal.Good / badComme ci, comme ça.So-soEt vous ? / Et toi ?And you? (formal/informal)19 more rows