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Revenir, Retourner, Rentrer...

Fun fact: There are more French words for "to return" than the Inuit have for "snow"... because that's not confusing at all.

REVENIR: To return to where the speaker is
Example: "Je sors faire du shopping. Je vais revenir bientôt."
Translation: "I will return soon."

RETOURNER: To return to where the speaker is not
Example: "J'ai quitté le travail pour le lunch. Je vais retourner bientôt."
Translation: "I will return soon."

RENTRER: To return home
Example: "Je sors visiter mes chums. Je vais rentrer bientôt."
Translation: "I will return soon."

RENVOYER: To return something
Example: "Tu m'as lancé ton football. Je vais le renvoyer bientôt."
Translation: "I will return it soon."

REMBOURSER: To return borrowed money
Example: "J'ai du emprunter son cash. Je vais le rembourser bientôt."
Translation: "I will return it soon."

RÉPONDRE: To return a phone call
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