Early. I thought tôt and de bonne heure Had the same meaning. When do you use each adverb?

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Early. I thought tôt and de bonne heure Had the same meaning. When do you use each adverb?


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JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

I think that, as is often the case; what is the context?

There is strong synonymy between "de bonne heure" and "tôt. However not between tôt and de bonne heure.

Tôt has closer synonymy to "vite" or "rapidement" or "promptement" than to "de bonne heure"

Hope this helps

Early. I thought tôt and de bonne heure Had the same meaning. When do you use each adverb?


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