How to say To Suit Someone in French [+10 Examples]

How to say to suit someone in French

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say to suit someone in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say to suit someone in French
  • how to use indirect object pronouns with this idiom
  • how this idiom is used in sentences
  • how you can immediately test your knowledge on how to say to suit someone in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for how to say to suit someone in French

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say to suit someone in French!

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How to say To Suit Someone in French

If you want to say that something suits someone, then you will use the following idiom:

  • aller à + personne = to suit someone

You can use aller à + personne to say that something looks good on someone.

Cette chemise va vraiment bien à Paul.

That shirt really suits Paul.

Le jaune ne va pas à Charles.

Yellow doesn’t suit Charles.

Les gants vont vraiment bien à Alexandra.

Gloves really suit Alexandra.

You can also use aller à + personne to say or ask if someone is okay with something.

Je crois que nous allons choisir la première option. Est-ce que ça va à Paul ?

I believe we will choose the first option. Is that all right with Paul?

Ça va à Stella ? Oui, ça va à Stella.

Is Stella okay with that? Yes, Stella is okay with that

Using Indirect Object Pronouns

If you want to say that it suits me/you/him/her/us/them, then you will use:

  • (the thing[s]) + me/te/lui/nous/vous/leur + (va/vont)

Ce bracelet vous va bien.

That bracelet suits you.

Ce foulard vous va vraiment bien.

That scarf really suits you.

Je pense que ces chaussures me vont bien.

I think these shoes suit me.

La réunion de 16 heures me va bien !

The meeting at 16:00 works for me!

La réunion de 21 heures ne me va pas.

The meeting at 21:00 is not fine for me.

If you are having difficulties with indirect object pronouns, then please read the lesson on how to use lui and leur, as well as the lesson on how to use me/te/nous/vous.

Sentences Overview of How to say Love in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say to suit someone in French is about seeing the idiom in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say to suit someone in French through examples.

This section contains all of the previous sentences, neatly organised in one place.

Cette chemise va vraiment bien à Paul.

That shirt really suits Paul.

Le jaune ne va pas à Charles.

Yellow doesn’t suit Charles.

Les gants vont vraiment bien à Alexandra.

Gloves really suit Alexandra.

Je crois que nous allons choisir la première option. Est-ce que ça va à Paul ?

I believe we will choose the first option. Is that all right with Paul?

Ça va à Stella ? Oui, ça va à Stella.

Is Stella okay with that? Yes, Stella is okay with that

Ce bracelet vous va bien.

That bracelet suits you.

Ce foulard vous va vraiment bien.

That scarf really suits you.

Je pense que ces chaussures me vont bien.

I think these shoes suit me.

La réunion de 16 heures me va bien !

The meeting at 16:00 works for me!

La réunion de 21 heures ne me va pas.

The meeting at 21:00 is not fine for me.

Quiz Yourself on How to say To Suit Someone in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and practice them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Anki File for How to To Suit Someone in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A2 you can practice every French A2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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