en marche – French expression

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être en marche – to be going forward – Mot du Jour à FrenchHour

être en marche – to be in walking. In Everyday French, être en marche can mean to be progressing, be going forward, to be on her/his way en marche is also used with mettre: mettre en marche, se mettre en marche. In that case, it almost always means ‘to be on, lit, functioning’, for a machine.

  • « Ce candidat a obtenu le plus de votes aux élections. Il est en marche vers la présidence. »
    • “This candidate obtained the most votes in the elections. He is on his way to the presidency.”
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