Question about the words; Pile and Pétantes

MeganC1Kwiziq community member

Question about the words; Pile and Pétantes

hi.  is there a subtle difference between the words 'pétantes' and 'pile'?  Should you use one in certain circumstances?

Asked 2 years ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Megan,

You could say -

9 heures pétantes ( langage familier)

or

9 heures sonnantes

9 heures tapantes 

But

9 heures pile ( on the dot) is probably the most common.

Hope this helps!

Question about the words; Pile and Pétantes

hi.  is there a subtle difference between the words 'pétantes' and 'pile'?  Should you use one in certain circumstances?

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