I got my ba vs i received my ba

Jennifer

Kwiziq community member

30 December 2016

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I got my ba vs i received my ba

In the lesson il,a eu so ba is translated as he got his ba but in the quiz as he received his ba. Are they the same. Received seems like an award ceremony but got more like passed?

This relates to:
Avoir un exam = To pass an exam -

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

3 January 2017

3/01/17

Bonjour Jennifer ! Yes, here we mean the same thing, as often passing an exam is equivalent to receiving the corresponding degree in English. "In French, to say that you passed an exam (meaning succeeded in it), or that you received/got a degree, you can use the verb 'avoir' and the name of the exam or degree." I hope that's helpful! Bonne Année !

Jennifer

Kwiziq community member

3 January 2017

3/01/17

Bonne Année à vous aussi, and thank you for your reply. Yes it makes sense now

Jennifer

Kwiziq community member

3 January 2017

3/01/17

Bonne Année à vous aussi, and thank you for your reply. Yes it makes sense now

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