A French language question

Jul 9th, 2007, 05:42 AM
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A French language question

I need to phone a French vet to fix an appointment to get the flannerpooch checked

Do I really say "je voudrais fixer un rendez vous"? It sounds - well a bit personal for a quick tick-hunting session.
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Jul 9th, 2007, 05:58 AM
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You can say that, or "Je voudrais prendre rendez-vous pour..."

Not personal at all - if it's the term rendez-vous you are referring to, it really does just mean appointment.
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Jul 9th, 2007, 06:06 AM
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hanl is right, there is no other word for what you need.
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Jul 9th, 2007, 06:35 AM
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Besides, tick-hunting is a bit personal.
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Jul 9th, 2007, 06:59 AM
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"Je voudrais prendre rendez-vous pour..."
There is a world of possible combinations to end the sentence... For some unspecified reason I suddenly remembered Fraçoise Hardy's song.
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Jul 9th, 2007, 07:22 AM
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Françoise Hardy.... tick-hunting....

Does not compute...
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