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Does Roast Beef mean “I’m ready to settle down?”

Backward Investors

Old Dream

Low-fat croissants

Parlez-vous Restaurantian ?

Calorie Count

To be or not to be… speaking French ?

Keep on asking and you will receive

It’s going south

License to speak

Tour de Food

Who wants to live in Whatever-sur-Mer ?

EXpress yourself

How’s your skin today?

The nose job

Mission impossible?

ADN

Charity work

Sleepless in Paris

Accents

Ambassadress

Tacos fever

Bon voyage !

À la vôtre !

Blind date

Pastis anyone ?

No plan B

Irresistible

La muse et le coq

La victoire de Michelle

Act #22: Tacos fever

DEPUIS / IL Y A...QUE, CELA FAIT...QUE


DEPUIS

If you want to indicate the starting date or duration of an action which is still going on in the present, you can use the preposition depuis + a time expression. In English, depuis can mean two different things: “for” or “since”. When depuis is followed by a length of time, it indicates duration and is translated into English by “for”:

Jeanne étudie l’anglais depuis un an.
Jeanne has been studying English for a year.

When depuis is followed by a date or a point in time, then it indicates the starting point and is translated by “since”:

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