faible v. basse

LauraB2Kwiziq community member

faible v. basse

Salut! Pourquoi vous donnez le mot "faible" quand le reponse que vous voulez est basse? Thanks

Asked 10 months ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Laura,

I checked the exercise and only "basse" is given as a correct answer ("faible" is not mentioned). With blood pressure, either you use "basse" (=low) or "élevée" (= high)

See here: https://www.wordreference.com/fren/tension%20basse

Although, you are correct that it can be used here too (still, it implies a slight judgement) - but a doctor will use ther term "basse" more often than not. We've added "faible" as an alternative answer

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

The LateB2Kwiziq community member

Ça dépend. Voici deux exemples courants: 

Le volume de la musique est faible, mais la température est basse.

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

faible -- weak
basse -- low

faible v. basse

Salut! Pourquoi vous donnez le mot "faible" quand le reponse que vous voulez est basse? Thanks

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