Servir means

Servir means - something out. Il sort souvent. (He goes out...

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Servir  means “to serve,” while  se servir de  means “to use.”  On se sert d'une louche pour servir de la soupe.  (One uses a ladle to serve soup.)  Venir + de  + infinitive in the present tense means “to have just”; in the imperfect,  venir + de  +  infinitive means “had just.”  Elle vient d'arriver.  (She [has] just arrived.)  Elle venait d'arriver.  (She had just arrived.)  There are five ways to express “to leave”:  partir, sortir, s'en aller, quitter,  and  laisser.   Partir  means “to go away.”  Je pars.  (I'm leaving  or  I'm going away.)  Sortir  means “to go (come) out of a place,” “to go out with someone,” or “to take 
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Unformatted text preview: something out. Il sort souvent. (He goes out often.) Il sort de la pice. (He leaves the room.) Il sort avec moi. (He's going out with me.) Il sort son argent. (He takes out his money.) S'en aller means to go away. Je m'en vais. (I'm going away.) Quitter means to leave a person (or place), and the person or place must be mentioned. Je te quitte . (I'm leaving you.) Je quitte la maison. (I'm leaving the house.) Laisser means to leave a person (or thing) behind. J'ai laiss mes clefs la maison. (I left my keys at home.)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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