Tu-peux-tu

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Definition

Tu peux-tu (venir ici, s’il te plaît ?) : Can you (come here, please?) (Quebec) Québecconjugaison

In the French spoken in Quebec, people often ask questions by adding an extra -tu after the verb: tu peux-tu ?, tu veux-tu ?, etc.

Examples

  • "Tu peux-tu me passer le pain, s’il te plaît ?"
  • "Tu peux-tu me passer le sel, s’il te plaît ?"

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