Other Important IrregularitiesHabiter, demeurer, and vivre all mean “to live.” Habiter and demeurer mean “to live” or “to dwell” and are used with a place. Habiter may or may not be followed by the preposition à.Vivre means “to live” or “to be alive.” •J'habite (á) Nice.•Je demeure à Nice.•I live in Nice.•Je vis à cent à l'heure.•I live in the fast lane.Jouer means “to play.” When followed by the preposition á or any of its forms, jouer refers to playing a sport or game. When followed by the preposition de or any of its forms, jouer refers to playing a musical instrument. •Nous jouons aux cartes. (We're playing cards.) •Il joue du piano. (He plays the piano.) Penser á and penser de mean “to think about,” but penser de is used only in a question that requests
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