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    Can anyone tell me how to use it? Not si as in if, si as in an altervative to oui/non

    Merci!
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    Oop. Will check in a minute.
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    I think you can use it to mean 'yes, of course' when responding to a negative question. I only do GCSE French though, so I'm not sure how else it can be used.
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    If someone ends a question with n'est pas, for example c'est beau aujhourd'hui n'est pas (it's nice today isn't it?) you can answer si. someone correct me if that's wrong!
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    i think it's a way of saying Yes to either a negative statement or question
    here's a good explanation
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    Si is used when you want to contradict something negative.

    Il ne vient pas. -Si, il est en route.
    Tu n'en veux plus? -Si, je vais m'en resservir.
    Tu trouves pas que ce film est pourri? -Si, c'est bidon.
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    It's bloody hard to adapt it to your idiolect. After nearly half a year in France I still had to remember to use "si". This was ongoing even after a funny and completely contextually correct usage of "tant pis".
 
 
 
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