Nous nous habillions

NigelA2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Nous nous habillions

Nous nous habillions à 6 heures et demie. We dressed up at half past 6. In English "dressing up" is closer to se costumer or se deguiser, I think. S'habiller is closer to "dressing"
Asked 1 year ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Nigel,

I would have translated,

Nous nous habillions à...

by

We got dressed at... 

and indeed to dress up is se déguiser.

Will let Kwiziq know.

 

JimC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
As I understand it habiller means "to dress in" or "to dress up". S'habiller means to get dressed in the sense of putting one's clothes on. So to take your text "Nous nous habillions ......" this means to dress one's self not to dress up. Have I understood your query correctly? Hope this helps Alan
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Nous nous habillions

Nous nous habillions à 6 heures et demie. We dressed up at half past 6. In English "dressing up" is closer to se costumer or se deguiser, I think. S'habiller is closer to "dressing"

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