I put tape on it

bloominn

Member
CANADA, english/french/vietnamese
Can anyone translate this in french?

"I put tape on it, because it didn't work"

Especially the bolded part.

Please and thanks.
 
  • tilt

    Senior Member
    French French
    Does tape refer to adhesive tape here?
    If so, you could say J'ai mis du ruban adhésif dessus, parce qu'il/elle ne marchait pas.
    In common language, most of the French people would say J'ai mis du scotch dessus (Scotch™ is a famous trademark of glue and adhesive tape in France, and became a noun like hoover in English).
     
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