Sentence examples of "étions" in French

Nous étions tous en nage. We were all drenched with perspiration.
Nous étions deux, mais n'avions qu'un coeur. We were two, but only had one heart.
Nous étions presque morts gelés. We were nearly frozen to death.
Nous ne nous étions pas encore beaucoup éloignés qu'il se mit à pleuvoir. We had not gone very far when it started to rain.
Nous étions un de trop. We were one too many.
Dans le restaurant où nous étions hier soir, nous avons dû attendre deux heures avant de passer commande. Quel établissement lamentable ! In the restaurant we were yesterday, we had to wait two hours before ordering. What a terrible establishment!
Nous étions trempés mais très heureux. We were drenched but very happy.
C'est comme si le monde était déjà fini et que nous étions tous en enfer mais ne l'avions pas encore remarqué. It's like the world has already ended and we're all in Hell but haven't noticed yet.
Nous étions à l'école ensemble. We were at school together.
Il nous remit juste une carte et courut en avant. Nous qui étions laissés en arrière, dûmes poursuivre avec juste la carte sur laquelle nous reposer. He just gave us a map and sprinted ahead. We who were left behind had to go on with just the map to rely on.
Nous étions sans voix d'étonnement. We were struck dumb with astonishment.
J'avais décidé de voler un yen pour aller le voir, mais nous étions pauvres et jamais je n'aurais pu trouver un yen à voler dans notre maison. I had resolved to steal one yen to go see it, but we were poor and there was no way I would find one yen to steal around our house.
Nous étions trempés mais très contents. We were drenched but very happy.
Nous étions fiers de notre force. We were proud of our strength.
Nous étions forcés à travailler dur. We were forced to work hard.
Nous étions pris dans une tempête. We were caught in a storm.
La semaine passée nous étions très occupées. We were very busy last week.
Faisons comme si nous étions des extraterrestres. Let's pretend we are aliens.
Marie et moi étions hier alités, malades. Mary and I were ill in bed yesterday.
Si nous étions dimanche, j'irais pêcher. If today was Sunday, I would go fishing.
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