soudain versus soudainment

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soudain versus soudainment

This excerise, says 'soudain' instead of 'soudainment'... can someone speak to this for me please :) Or point me to a lesson! Thank you.


And sudden -- instead of And suddenly.

Asked 4 months ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Valerie, 

it is an unusual one, but ‘ soudain ‘ is used as an adverb in its own right, as well as being an adjective. 

It is a synonym of ‘ soudainement ‘  as an adverb and can translate to English as ‘suddenly’

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

 https://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais/soudain/73592

 https://www.larousse.fr/dictionnaires/francais/soudainement/73594

soudain versus soudainment

This excerise, says 'soudain' instead of 'soudainment'... can someone speak to this for me please :) Or point me to a lesson! Thank you.


And sudden -- instead of And suddenly.

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