In a clothes store
French writing exercise

Dans un magasin de vêtements

Patrick complains to the sales assistant about a defective item.

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"not until", "just as...", "the lining", "to come unstitched", "all the more ...that", "to intend to", "please accept", "defective", "to compensate", "to expect nothing less".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

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  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
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- Hello, I had an issue with this jacket that I bought from you about two weeks ago. I hadn't worn it until last night, but just as I was putting it on, the lining came unstitched in two places. It was all the more embarrassing that I intended to wear it for a professional event. - I'm really sorry, Sir, please accept our apologies. Would you prefer that we exchange the defective jacket or that we give you a refund? Of course, in any case, we would also gift you a 15 euro voucher to compensate you for the inconvenience. - I expected nothing less from you, thank you.

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