Au finale vs au final

JamesB2Kwiziq community member

Au finale vs au final

Would either be accepted? It's my understanding that one means "at the end", and the other means "finally". Thank you

Asked 1 week ago
CélineKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Bonjour James,

"Au finale" would not work as "finale" is feminine so the preposition "au" should be "à la finale" - which has a very different meaning to "at the end / finally"-> https://www.wordreference.com/fren/finale  -  https://www.wordreference.com/fren/au%20final

I hope this is helpful.

Bonne journée !

ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

à la finale -- at the finals
au final -- in the end / in the long run / at the end of the day

Au finale vs au final

Would either be accepted? It's my understanding that one means "at the end", and the other means "finally". Thank you

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