FR: to be welcome to + infinitive

Discussion in 'French and English Grammar / Grammaire française et anglaise' started by Birfree, Nov 8, 2006.

  1. Birfree New Member

    Chinese (Mandarin) + English
    comment on dit "Welcome to do something?"---Bienvenue de faire qch?
    comme "welcome to call me! welcome to ask me anything"

    Merci beaucoup!
     
  2. geve

    geve Senior Member

    France, Paris
    France, French
    Hi Birfree, and welcome (belatedly) to this forum :)

    We don't really use "bienvenu" in this manner in French. Tu es le/la bienvenue(e) is generally used without a complement (= you are welcome here).
    I would probably rephrase your sentences in French, eg. Tu peux m'appeler quand tu veux, or N'hésite surtout pas à m'appeler.
     

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