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Using the phrase, Voyons voir ...

TomC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Using the phrase, Voyons voir ...

The last sentence, Voyons voir ce qu'on peut faire pour vous, translates to, Let’s see what we can do for you.

Why is "voir" used? I thought voyons alone means "Let's see", so using voir seems unnecessary. Is it an idiomatic expression?

Asked 5 months ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Yes, it's idiomatic. The first voyons translates to "let's go" or "let's check", and the voir is "see":

Voyons voir... -- let's go see..., let's check and see...

Using the phrase, Voyons voir ...

The last sentence, Voyons voir ce qu'on peut faire pour vous, translates to, Let’s see what we can do for you.

Why is "voir" used? I thought voyons alone means "Let's see", so using voir seems unnecessary. Is it an idiomatic expression?

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