avant/devant – exercices

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Exercises

Choose the correct option.

  1. Nous devons composter nos billets le départ du train.[We have to validate our tickets before the train leaves.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant
  2. Léo aime s’asseoir sur le banc de pierre la maison.[Léo loves sitting on the stone bench in front of the house.]|Preposition of place (in front of) = devant
  3. La voiture est garée le supermarché.[The car is parked in front of the supermarket.]|Preposition of place (in front of) = devant
  4. Il faut que nous nous dépêchions d’aller à la pharmacie la fermeture.[We have to hurry to the pharmacy before it closes.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant
  5. J’aimerais terminer mes devoirs le dîner.[I’d like to finish my homework before dinner.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant

Complete the gaps with avant or devant.

  1. Il y a un arbre ma fenêtre, les oiseaux aiment s’y poser.[There’s a tree in front of my window, the birds like to rest there.]|Preposition of space (in front of) = devant
  2. Les étudiants doivent rendre leurs dissertations la fin du mois.[The students have to hand in their essays before the end of the month.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant
  3. Il y a beaucoup de monde l’Opéra ce soir.[There are lots of people in front of the opera tonight.]|Preposition of time (in front of) = devant
  4. Paul et Clément ont couru pour rentrer la pluie.[Paul and Clément ran to get home before the rain.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant
  5. Ce film est ennuyant, je crois que je vais aller me coucher la fin.[This film is boring, I think I’m going to go to bed before the end.]|Preposition of time (before) = avant