How to say To do something on Purpose in French

To do something on Purpose in French

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say to do something on purpose in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say to do something on purpose in French
  • how the idiom is used in sentences
  • how you quiz yourself on how to say to do something on purpose in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for how to say to do something on purposein French

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

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say to do something on purposein French!

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To Do Something On Purpose in French

If you want to say “to do something on purpose” in French, then you will use the following idiom:

  • faire exprès [de] + infinitive = to [do something] on purpose

Je l’ai fait exprès.

I did that on purpose.

Tu as fait exprès de casser mon ordinateur !

You broke my computer on purpose!

Il ne l’a pas fait exprès.

He didn’t do it on purpose.

Elle a fait exprès de me donner un mauvais numéro.

She gave me the wrong number on purpose.

Vous l’avez fait exprès ?

Did you do it on purpose?

Ils font exprès de crier.

They are shouting on purpose.

Please read up on faire conjugation in the present tense, and in the passé composé, if you have difficulties conjugating it.

Sentences Overview of To Do Something on Purpose in French

The final section of this lesson on to do something on purpose in French is about seeing the idiom in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say to do something on purpose in French love in French through examples.

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

Je l’ai fait exprès.

I did that on purpose.

Tu as fait exprès de casser mon ordinateur !

You broke my computer on purpose!

Il ne l’a pas fait exprès.

He didn’t do it on purpose.

Elle a fait exprès de me donner un mauvais numéro.

She gave me the wrong number on purpose.

Vous l’avez fait exprès ?

Did you do it on purpose?

Ils font exprès de crier.

They are shouting on purpose.

Quiz Yourself on To Do Something on Purpose 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 To Do Something on Purpose 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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