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Kwiziq community member
16 May 2018
It actually makes more sense in French. Even I struggle with understanding, " FOR fear that. "
This question relates to:French lesson "De peur que + ne explétif + Le Subjonctif = For fear that"
Kwiziq language super star
17 May 2018
Indeed the expression 'de peur que' translates into 'for fear that' or 'lest' (as in lest we forget) in English.
It actually means 'to avoid the risk of' and is widely used in French.
e.g. Je ne lui ai pas dit de peur qu'il ne se fâche....
Hope this helps!
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