"Retrouver" y "rencontrer"

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"Retrouver" y "rencontrer"

J'ai utilisé le verbe "rencontrer" au lieu de "retrouver" pour "to meet." Quelle est la différence entre les deux verbes?

Asked 4 years ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

There are different words in French for meeting someone.

Rencontrer = to meet someone by chance or for the first time. Sometimes "to run into someone".

Retrouver = to meet someone again after a long time, or a planned get-together.

Rejoindre = "to join up" with someone

Here is a more in-depth discussion of those and several other verbs: https://www.frenchtoday.com/blog/french-vocabulary/to-meet-up-in-french-rencontrer-versus-retrouver-se-reunir-faire-la-connaissance/

 

"Retrouver" y "rencontrer"

J'ai utilisé le verbe "rencontrer" au lieu de "retrouver" pour "to meet." Quelle est la différence entre les deux verbes?

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