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Well, my whole understanding of matching gender of nouns and adjectives just got shaken.I read today, "un jupe vert clair". "Jupe" is feminine, but "un", "vert", and "clair" are masculine. Can…Continue
I recently noticed that the French use "cake" to mean fruit cake (Cassell's dictionary and others). But I've also seen it used in cake au thon. I don't believe that gâteau and cake are synonymous,…Continue
Do we ever use the conditional mode when saying "please"? If it would please you, rather than if it pleases you? I'm confident we use it in other than "please" (as in requesting compliance) phrases,…Continue
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