attendre vs s'attendre

CarolC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

attendre vs s'attendre

drawing a blank tonight. if attendre ans s'attendre both mean to expect how can we tell when each is required

Asked 2 years ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour Carol,

Jim is right! Please see link here: S'attendre = expecting - Attendre = waiting

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Hi Carol,

The nuance is between "to wait"  --  attendre or to "expect" -- s'attendre.

There is more here:-

https://www.wordreference.com/fren/attendre

Hope it helps.

Jim

attendre vs s'attendre

drawing a blank tonight. if attendre ans s'attendre both mean to expect how can we tell when each is required

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