Computers - common

Extra vocabulary related to computers.

Vocab

Un écran A screen
Le clavier The keyboard
La touche The key
Le tapis de souris The mouse mat
Envoyer To send
Recevoir To receive
Une imprimante A printer
Imprimer To print
Effacer To delete
Copier To copy
Coller To paste
Couper To cut

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JoanA1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Is the prepositions in the following sentences used correctly with 'copier'?

1) To copy (record) something onto a notebook : copier qch. dans un carnet ?

2) To copy (fraudulently) the exercise from a friend : copier l'exercice sur un ami ?

3)  To copy some sentences from a book  : copier des phrases sur un livre ?

Asked 10 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Joan,

I would say -

1. Inscrire sur un carnet = I prefer in English to write/note down

2. Copier sur un ami 

3. Inscrire quelques phrases d'un livre sur...

Hope this helps!

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Copier une phrase dans un carnet. -- To copy a phrase FROM a notebook.
(Used this way, in my understanding, it is the notebook you copy it FROM not where you copy it to.)

I copy the sentence in a book. -- This sounds a bit strange in English, but in French it means that the original sentence is in the book from which you take it and copy it to somewhere else.

Is the prepositions in the following sentences used correctly with 'copier'?

1) To copy (record) something onto a notebook : copier qch. dans un carnet ?

2) To copy (fraudulently) the exercise from a friend : copier l'exercice sur un ami ?

3)  To copy some sentences from a book  : copier des phrases sur un livre ?

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