How to use Même in French = Same / Even [+7 Examples]

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In this French grammar lesson you will learn how to use même in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to use même in French
  • how même is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to use même in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for même in French

Please refer to the French B1 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French B1.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to use même in French!

Table of Contents

Même as an Adjective = Same / Itself

Même” in French can be used to mean “same” or “itself”, when it is used as an adjective.

  • même = same / itself

Je suis l’innocence même.

I am innocence itself.

Vous avez le même problème que moi.

You have the same problem as me.

Elles ont le même âge.

They’re the same age.

Même as an Adverb = Even

Même” in French can be used to mean “even”, when it is used as an adverb.

  • même = even

Même ses serviteurs le détestent.

Even his servants hate him.

Je ne vote même pas.

I don’t even vote.

Même les enfants savent cela.

Even children know that.

N’y pensez même pas.

Don’t even think about it.

Example Sentences on How to use Même in French

The final section of this lesson on how to use même French is about seeing the adjective in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to use même in French through examples.

Here you can find the sentences of the previous chapters, neatly stored in one place.

Je suis l’innocence même.

I am innocence itself.

Vous avez le même problème que moi.

You have the same problem as me.

Elles ont le même âge.

They’re the same age.

Même ses serviteurs le détestent.

Even his servants hate him.

Je ne vote même pas.

I don’t even vote.

Même les enfants savent cela.

Even children know that.

N’y pensez même pas.

Don’t even think about it.

Quiz Yourself on How to use Même 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 use Même 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 B1 you can practice every French B1 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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