Kwiziq community member
2 May 2016
How do we express "to make someone late?"
The Week One B2 writing challenge used "mettre" rather than "faire" to say when something (a taxi) made me late ("m'a mis en retard"). Is there a lesson with some examples on using mettre? Thanks.
This question relates to:French lesson "Expressing timeliness (late, early) - precise"
Kwiziq language super star
3 May 2016
Unfortunately, we don't currently have a lesson on the expression "mettre <quelqu'un> en retard" (to make someone late), but it's an excellent suggestion!
In the meantime, here are a few examples for you to enjoy:"Mon fils me met toujours en retard." (My son always makes me late.)"Ma voiture est tombée en panne, ce qui m'a mis(e) en retard." (My car broke down, which made me late.)"Ne me mets pas en retard !" (Don't make me late!)
I hope that's useful!
A bientôt !
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