Vocab question

WingingC1Kwiziq community member

Vocab question

I wrote "Oui, on a papoté pendant une heure." instead of "Oui, on a discuté/bavardé pendant une heure." It marked it as incorrect. I think bavardé is closer than discuté for 'chatted', but I feel like 'papoté' suits well for the context. Am I wrong?

Asked 4 weeks ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Winging,

Although I love the verb 'papoter' (and well done you for knowing it), it is very colloquial and would translate more like 'to natter', 'to have a chinwag', 'to chitchat' so, as you will appreciate, we have to choose the main synonyms and we accept 'bavarder' and 'discuter'

Bonne Continuation !

Vocab question

I wrote "Oui, on a papoté pendant une heure." instead of "Oui, on a discuté/bavardé pendant une heure." It marked it as incorrect. I think bavardé is closer than discuté for 'chatted', but I feel like 'papoté' suits well for the context. Am I wrong?

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