15.9.5 Exercise 5: Choose between participe présent and gerondif


  Exercise 5
Un homme n' pas appris à lire, a du mal à se débrouiller dans la vie quotidienne.
  A man, who did not learn to write, has problems in getting along in life.
  qu' il ne pourra pas résoudre ce problème lui-même, il a appellé un médecin.
  Since he understood that he could not solve the problem by himself, he called a doctor.
  Comment est-ce que tu veux le convaincre? la vérité.
  How do you want to convince him? By telling him the truth.
  Elle me l' a dit .
  She told me laughing.
  Je n'ai jamais pu m'y faire, que certaines acceptent d'être trompées.
  I could never get used to it, although I knew that some accept to be betrayed.
  Il parle .
  He talks while eating.
  Le soleil se tôt à l'arrivée de l'hiver, on prit l'habitude d'installer des chandelles dans les rues.
  Because the sun set was early in the cold season, it became a habit to put candles in the streets.
  bien, je me suis mefié de ces propos.
  Knowing him well, I distrusted his propositions.
  moins il se sentirait mieux dans sa peau.
  Smoking less he would feel better with his skin.
  Tout que ça ne peut pas marcher, il l' a fait.
  Even knowing that it does not work, he did it.
 






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