bons mots

un nouveau mot français chaque jour

a new french word every day

le français n'est pas ma langue maternelle alors si je fais une erreur sur cette page, dites-le moi s'il vous plaît !

french isn't my first language so if I make a mistake on this page (and I will probably make several), please tell me!

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verbs/verbes
adjectives/adjectifs
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expressions
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Posts tagged submission

Jan 20

en petite tenue

scantily clad

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submitted by nitrocaffeine


Jun 14

vadrouiller

to wander about

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submitted by promisesyoucantkeep


May 8

créer

to create

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submitted by pianoscordatura

Apr 9

béant

gaping, wide open, yawning
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submitted by nyfikenienstrut


Mar 23

pétillant

sparkling, fizzy, bubbly

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submitted by blackkmilk

Feb 1

vous vous prenez pour qui?

who do you think you are?

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submitted by oralsex-and-smokersbreath


Jan 9

je suis dans les nuages

to have your head in the clouds, to be daydreaming or mentally somewhere else ———

submitted by oralsex-and-smokersbreath

Oct 29

ménager

to go easy on, to handle with tact; to spare; to use sparingly; to take great care of, look after

il faut le ~ : go easy on him

elle n’a pas ménagé les critiques : she spared no criticism 

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submitted by contrabonosmores

Oct 26

la biche

doe; (colloquial) term of endearment

note: it’s also used as a term of endearment (so “ma biche” would be calling someone your sweetie).

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submitted by quiestcequecest

Sep 15

Prendre ses jambes à son cou

to take to one’s heels 

note: the same idiomatic expression in both languages but it is not a word for word translation.

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submitted by contrabonosmores

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