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This post lists a number of #words and phrases used in English #that are derived from French but are no longer employed with the same idiomatic sense in French (if they ever were). Each term is followed by the literal French translation, a brief definition, and a comment about its status in French and how the French language conveys the idiom.Click here to get access to 800+ interactive grammar exercises! Publish your book with our partner InstantPublisher.com! Professionally printed in as few as 7 days. Original post: 15 French Words and Phrases That Don?t Mean That in read more...

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It wasn?t really supposed #to happen like this. French teen sensation Kylian read more...

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BillboardMadonna Pays Tribute to Late French Actress Jeanne Moreau: 'There Was No One Like Her'BillboardMadonna took to Twitter on Monday night (July 31) to pay homage to the late French actress Jeanne Moreau, who passed away Monday (July 31) at age 89 -- and held a special place in the "Vogue" singer's heart. "Remembering this magnificent day when I ...Jeanne Moreau: Madonna and Dame Helen Mirren pay #tribute to French starBBC Newsall 231 news read more...

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The Local FranceBritish recipe for 'sausage croissant' sparks #social #media uproar in FranceThe Local FranceTo top it off, the resulting charred mixture was chopped into squares, losing any resemblance to the croissant, whose name literally translates as 'crescent'. As a finishing touch, maple syrup was drizzled atop the pastry. French social media users read more...

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TeenVogue.comHow to French KissTeenVogue.comLike all manner of foreplay, you should start with the basics before working your way up to speaking fluid French. And even then, it's not an inevitable destination; if your partner is pointedly not #joining you part-way while you work your way through read more...

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NOLA.comDon't like French #fries? Well, you are (almost) alone on 2017 National Potato DayNOLA.comI have a sister who doesn't like French fries. When asked, "Do you want fries with that?" she firmly says: No, thank you. I always thought this was odd behavior. Now, I know it is at least unusual. According to a survey done by NationalToday.com, for ...French Fry-Day: Bubba's Cooks CountryD Magazineall 3 news read more...

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NOLA.comDon't like French #fries? Well, you are (almost) alone on 2017 National Potato DayNOLA.comI have a sister who doesn't like French fries. When asked, "Do you want fries with that?" she firmly says: No, thank you. I always thought this was odd behavior. Now, I know it is at least unusual. According to a survey done by NationalToday.com, for ...French Fry-Day: Bubba's Cooks CountryD Magazineall 3 news read more...

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Economic TimesFrench #court orders Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie to pay $667000 to chateau decoratorEconomic TimesFrench lighting designer Odile Soudant poses in her studio in Paris, Friday Aug. 18, 2017. Odile Soudant has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose lighting design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau Miraval's in Provence.Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie ordered to pay $660G to French designerNew York Daily Newsall 74 news read more...

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Economic TimesFrench #court orders Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie to pay $667000 to chateau decoratorEconomic TimesFrench lighting designer Odile Soudant poses in her studio in Paris, Friday Aug. 18, 2017. Odile Soudant has won a $600,000 court ruling in a dispute with Brad Pitt over a grandiose lighting design of his and Angelina Jolie's chateau Miraval's in Provence.Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie ordered to pay $660G to French designerNew York Daily Newsall 74 news read more...

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Mental FlossThe World's First 3D-Printed Opera Set Is Coming to RomeMental FlossIn October, #the Opera Theater in Rome will become the first theater to play host to a 3D-printed #set in one of its #operas. The theater's performance of the 19th-century opera Fra Diavolo by French composer Daniel Auber, opening on October 8, will read more...

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National HeraldSocial #media celebrates World Photography DayNational HeraldPhotography, in the words of Bruno Barbey, the Moroccan-born French photographer, is the only language that can be understood anywhere in the #world. And what could be a better medium for the expression of this universal language than #social read more...

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The MercuryTasWeekend: Better for the experienceThe MercuryHe also trained as a cosmonaut in Moscow, became French Polynesian rock-lifting champion in 2005 and voiced an albatross in Finding Nemo. Given Greive's offbeat sense of humour, it would be easy to dismiss such inclusions on his #website as #tall read more...

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DeadspinHow Barcelona's Scramble To Replace Neymar Might Send Christian Pulisic To The StarsDeadspinIt wasn't really supposed #to happen like this. French teen sensation Kylian read more...

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PEOPLE.comMillion Dollar Listing LA Star David Parnes Marries Adrian Abnosi in Gorgeous French VillaPEOPLE.comDavid Parnes and Adriana Abnosi tied the knot in the country of amour on Sunday. The Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles and his bride said their vows in the famous French seaside Rothschild home, the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild in Saint-Jean-Cap ...and read more...

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EaterAt Isabelle et Vincent, French Pastries Dazzle in an Unlikely LocationEaterI squint and feel transported to another world. The smell of fresh baking baguettes seduces me. In the distance, I hear the chattering of French accents. But when I open my eyes and see the snaking line of customers, I'm jolted back to reality. I am in read more...

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EaterAt Isabelle et Vincent, French Pastries Dazzle in an Unlikely LocationEaterI squint and feel transported to another world. The smell of fresh baking baguettes seduces me. In the distance, I hear the chattering of French accents. But when I open my eyes and see the snaking line of customers, I'm jolted back to reality. I am in read more...

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Pretoria East RekordAn unpredictable #wind spoils Manyonga's world record attempt in the French AlpsPretoria East RekordAny chance of an athlete breaking the world long jump or triple jump records at a specially organised event by Tignes Ski-resort in the French Alps got blown away by an unpredictable wind. At times while the athletes were competing it was blowing at read more...

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Calgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's #carbon #tax a cautious step in the right directionCalgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's carbon tax a cautious step in the right direction. Joel French More from Joel French. Published on: August 19, 2017 | Last Updated: August 19, 2017 6:30 AM MDT. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions needs to go hand-in-hand read more...

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Calgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's #carbon #tax a cautious step in the right directionCalgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's carbon tax a cautious step in the right direction. Joel French More from Joel French. Published on: August 19, 2017 | Last Updated: August 19, 2017 6:30 AM MDT. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions needs to go hand-in-hand read more...

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Calgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's #carbon #tax a cautious step in the right directionCalgary HeraldFrench: Alberta's carbon tax a cautious step in the right direction. Joel French More from Joel French. Published on: August 19, 2017 | Last Updated: August 19, 2017 6:30 AM MDT. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions needs to go hand-in-hand read more...

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