redescendre

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ descendre (to descend/go down).

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redescendre

  1. to come back down, to go back down (to descend shortly after having gone up)
  2. to redescend (to descend a second time)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This verb uses the auxiliary verb avoir when used transitively (or with a transitive sense, even when the complement is omitted); otherwise (when it is intransitive), it uses être.
    il est redescendu du sommethe came back down from the summit
    elle a redescendu l'ordinateurshe got the computer back down

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