Souhaiter, regretter, refuser

Merci !

Fiches
Classe(s) : 2de - 3e | Thème(s) : Communiquer
 

Souhaiter, avoir envie de

 

I want / would like to travel the world.

Je veux / voudrais parcourir le monde.

I want / would like you to leave now.

Je veux / voudrais que tu partes maintenant.

I’d love to go to this exhibition. J’adorerais aller à cette exposition.

I feel like going to the restaurant. J’ai envie d’aller au restaurant.

I look forward to meeting him. J’ai hâte de le rencontrer.

I’m dying to see her. Je meurs d’envie de la voir.

I can’t wait to be on holidays. J’ai hâte d’être en vacances.

Regretter

 

If only I had called him! Ah ! si je l’avais appelé !

If only you had a car! Si seulement tu avais une voiture !

I wish I had called him. Si seulement j’avais pu l’appeler !

What a pity I hadn’t called him before.

Dommage que je ne l’aie pas appelé plus tôt.

Refuser

 

It’s out of the question. Il n’en est pas question.

I won’t go there. Je n’irai pas. [won’t exprime l’idée de refus]

I will never agree to sign this letter.

Je n’accepterai jamais de signer cette lettre.

He had no intention of coming. Il n’avait pas l’intention de venir.

He refused to talk to me. Il a refusé de me parler.


listen!

I’d like to go out…

Simon: “I can’t wait to watch the football match!”

Jane:No way, Simon, I don’t feel like staying at home tonight. I’d like to go out.”

Simon: “What a pity! You don’t know what you're missing. Both teams are so amazing. If only you could change your mind…”