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Donc, Alors, Ainsi

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Donc, Alors, Ainsi

Donc, alors and ainsi, are they synonymous and interchangeable? 

A) As 'so' in sentences such as:

1) So, I'm ready for a drink.

2) I've been working in the garden so I am ready for a drink.

B) Any general advice?


This question relates to:French lesson "thus"
Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Donc, alors, c'est pourquoi, ainsi, du coup -- all of these express some kind of causal consequence.

Look here, that site explains it quite well, with examples:
https://www.bonjourdefrance.com/exercices/15/grammaire/la-consequence-A2/index.html

Donc, Alors, Ainsi

Donc, alors and ainsi, are they synonymous and interchangeable? 

A) As 'so' in sentences such as:

1) So, I'm ready for a drink.

2) I've been working in the garden so I am ready for a drink.

B) Any general advice?


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