French help (need help again, Post #102)
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01-21-2011, 05:40 AM
Join Date: Oct 2006
Originally Posted by
You are right ...
in fact i never used the word "aide" ... in europe we use "assist" ! it mislead me, therefore i dealt poorly with the rest of it. Yet the basic point about "et" ... and its deep meaning remains valid.
By the way, this is funny, the "assist" comes from french assisster/assistance ... yet since it is close to the english "assist", Canadians use "aide" !
therefore "et a obtenu une aide" would be the short ... or the long implying the sequence in time would be ... "
et par la suite a obtenu une aide
although technically correct, no one ever says that either
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