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Should I split my questions up, if they are all small questions about the same editorial?

I am reading an article written in French. I have many questions that I cannot answer for myself using tools available to me (eg, my grammar understanding, plus dictionaries, plus google). Many of ...
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Are translations of “new” terms on-topic here?

According to the Help Center: What about translations? We are not a translation service, nor do we purport to be experts in languages other than French. Asking about the meaning of a difficult ...
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“I came across this sentence and I don't understand it” questions

I am wondering if very localized questions that would not be use to other people are okay to ask on French Language Stack Exchange. I have read many grammar websites, but often I come across ...
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Dit-on vraiment “générer le sens” ?

Le titre de plusieurs questions est "Comment X génère-t-il le sens de Y ?" A ma connaissance, "générer" est un anglicisme pour engendrer, et de toute façon "Comment X engendre-t-il le sens de Y" est ...
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Pertinence des questions “existe-t-il … ?”

J'ai vu sur ce site plusieurs questions du type "Existe-t-il ... ?" qui n'ont aucune réponse acceptée, et qui n'en auront peut-être jamais. Le problème, c'est que si la réponse est non, on ne pourra ...
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Politique sur les demandes de ressources / Policy on resource list questions

Notre site a accumulé un certain nombre de questions du type « sur quel site puis-je trouver … » ou « quel livre lire pour … ». La plupart de ces questions ont l'étiquette ressources. La grande ...
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Pourquoi ne pas réfléchir sur le pourquoi des règles ?

Merci de donner toutes les raisons des votes négatifs qu'a reçu cette question: https://french.stackexchange.com/questions/8306/la-concordance-dans-une-relative-clause-avec-que-lechapper-belle ? ...
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“This question body does not meet our quality standards.”

I've been trying to ask the following question: Title: Le sens de « qu' » dans « qu'à l'oral » Body: Je voudrais savoir le sens de « qu' » dans « qu'à l'oral ». But each time this keeps ...
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How should we approach homework questions? — Comment aborder les questions de devoir?

What’s our community’s stance on how best to ask and answer homework questions? I was prompted by this question. It clearly states that it’s homework, and explains the question clearly, but is asking ...
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Is it appropriate to post an small audio clip, and ask for transcripts ?

I want to post a 10s audio clip that was cut from some movie, which I can only understand/hear part of it, to ask someone else to get a transcript of that ? Will such a question get closed ?
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Est-il pertinent/souhaitable de reformuler le titre d'une question ?

J'évoque notamment le cas de questions dont la formulation initiale se révèle maladroite après quelques réponses, et qu'une révision permettrait de corriger. Le cas concret qui a suscité ma question ...
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Questions sur les expressions idiomatiques françaises

Est-ce que c'est une bonne idée de poser des questions sur les expressions idiomatiques française telles que « Avoir la puce à l'oreille » sur SE ? Je suis sûr qu'on peut trouver des sites entiers ...
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Are resources for learning French on-topic? Les demandes de ressources pour l'apprentissage du français sont-elles valables ?

We've had a couple of questions popping up asking for resources for learning French: What movies or TV series can I use to improve my French? Are there any good online resources for English/French ...
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What exactly are the “easy questions” that should be avoided?

I committed to beta website as a new learner. But the private beta guidelines state that we should ask only "expert" questions, not easy ones. What this basically means for me, is not to ask anything, ...
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Are questions only about French language, not its usage are allowed?

For example, I would like to know how French is perceived in English speaking countries. More specifically if most people think it's better to have a native french speaker as a teacher or it's not ...