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Kwiziq community member
22 July 2018
To translate - the day when I go on holiday will be super - do I use où or quand for the word when?
This question relates to:French lesson "Où = where AND when (relative pronouns)"
Kwiziq language super star
23 July 2018
The expression is 'le jour où' in French -
Le jour où je suis arrivé(e), il a plu= The day (that) I arrived it rained.
Le jour où je serai à la retraite, sera un jour de bonheur pour moi.= The day (that) I retire will be a happy one for me.
In your example-
Le jour où je partirai en vacances, ce sera génial.
Hope this helps!
2 January 2019
You give the example of “le jour où je serai marié” or “le jour où je serai à la retraite, sera un jour de bonheur” as a example of the use of où as a relative pronoun. But Ron, in another post, has said the où can only be used to mean “when” in the context of a time frame that has passed. In your example the time frame is in the future. Is Ron mistaken?
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