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carreau v. vitre

is one used more often than the other?  is there a difference?  Tx

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 1
Reply by Chantal Savignat

veston versus blouson

is this right?  if i wear a light coat outside that just goes to my waist, that's a "blouson."  if i wear a blazer over a shirt in order to…

Started by alan gould

1 Apr 1
Reply by Chantal Savignat

a quoi cela sert de faire...?

it means "what's the use of doing...?" this is a common question in english so i'm sure it's common in french.  more common would b to say …

Started by alan gould

2 Mar 30
Reply by Chantal Savignat

surnois

the dictionary says it means "sneaky."  is this commonly used to mean "sneaky" which means to try to gain advantage w/o the other person kn…

Started by alan gould

1 Mar 30
Reply by Chantal Savignat

Pas une nuit blanche

Aujourd'hui a la tele, on a dit "Une marche blanche".  Que'est ce que cela veut dire?

Started by Maxim Adams

4 Mar 29
Reply by Maxim Adams

casseurs

is this word used for rioters as well as emeutiers?  is it used for a  burglar?  Tx

Started by alan gould

12 Mar 29
Reply by Chantal Savignat

avoir lieu de + verb

i have the sentence: tu as lieu de te plaindre.  u have good reason to complain could u also say: tu as bon raison... Tx

Started by alan gould

2 Mar 26
Reply by Chantal Savignat

Please check my french phrases

C’est une idée fixe de l’auteur. Une sorte de la triste bourde. Aussi, cet auteur est possédé du démon de la vengeance, car un jour de veng…

Started by LiXiQing

8 Mar 23
Reply by Chantal Savignat

détenir

it's easy for me to apply it in the sense of the police not releasing someone (or a school detaining a student) since the english word is "…

Started by alan gould

6 Mar 19
Reply by Chantal Savignat

la carpette versus le tapis

i never heard of the former before.  it see it can b a rug or a door mat.  is it smaller than un tapis?  is there a difference?  Tx

Started by alan gould

6 Mar 19
Reply by George Hunt

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