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Sentence

Vous devez marquer trois buts si vous voulez gagner.

Translation

You must score three goals if you want to win.



Analysis


vous
     1. pron. (formal singular, and plural)
     2. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the second person:
     3. pron.    (subject pronoun) You.
     4. pron.    (direct object pronoun) You.
     5. pron. You, to you (indirect object pronoun).
     6. pron. The plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person, at the polite form:
devez
     1. v. second-person plural present indicative of devoir
     devoir
          1. n. duty
          2. n. exercise (set for homework)
          3. v. must, to have to (as a requirement)
          4. v. must, to do or have with certainty
          5. v. to owe (money, obligation and etc)
          6. v. (literary, intransitive, in imperfect subjunctive, with inversion of subject) (even) though it be necessary (+ infinitive)
          7. v. (reflexive, ~ de) to have a duty to
marquer
     1. v. To mark, mark down (to add a mark or a spot to something)
     2. v. To mark (to place a mark in something as a reminder).
     3. v. To brand (brandish someone's skin with a mark)
     4. v. To mark (to feature as a highlight of something)
     5. v. (transitive, sports) To score (e.g. a point or a goal)
trois
     1. num. three
buts
     1. n. plural of but
     but
          1. n. aim
          2. n. goal (result one is attempting to achieve)
          3. n. (sports) goal (in the place, act, or point sense)
          4. v. third-person singular past historic of boire
si
     1. conj. if
     2. conj. even if
     3. interj. yes (used to contradict a negative statement) (often followed by I do, he is, etc. in English to indicate contradiction rather than affirmation).
     4. adv. so, such (intensifier)
     5. n-m. (music) si, the note 'B'.
vous
     1. pron. (formal singular, and plural)
     2. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the second person:
     3. pron.    (subject pronoun) You.
     4. pron.    (direct object pronoun) You.
     5. pron. You, to you (indirect object pronoun).
     6. pron. The plural or singular personal pronoun in the second person, at the polite form:
voulez
     1. v. second-person plural present indicative of vouloir
     vouloir
          1. v. to want, wish, desire
          2. v. (reflexive) to see oneself as; to give the impression of, to seem
          3. n. will
gagner
     1. v. to win.
     2. v. to earn.
     3. v. to gain; to obtain.


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