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Au cas où - Lawless French Expression - Essential French

Au cas où - Lawless French Expression - Essential French | French and France | Scoop.it
Maybe you already know the French expression au cas où, but here's a lesson, just in case.- Lawless French...
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ŒIL and ŒILL - Lawless French Pronunciation - How to pronounce oeil

ŒIL and ŒILL - Lawless French Pronunciation - How to pronounce oeil | French and France | Scoop.it
The letter combinations œil and œill, found only at the beginning of a word, are pronounced like the oo in "foot" plus a "y" sound.- Lawless French...
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Sauver la mise - Lawless French Expression

Sauver la mise - Lawless French Expression | French and France | Scoop.it
Save the day with the idiomatic French expression sauver la mise.- Lawless French...
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Associations françaises - Lawless French Reading Comprehension

Associations françaises - Lawless French Reading Comprehension | French and France | Scoop.it
Quand on habite en France, l'un des meilleurs moyens de rencontrer des gens est de devenir membre d'une association.- Lawless French...
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French Imperfect - Imparfait - Lawless French Grammar

French Imperfect - Imparfait - Lawless French Grammar | French and France | Scoop.it
In French, the imperfect tense is used to describe an incomplete or ongoing action or state of being.
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French Infinitives - Lawless French Grammar - How to Use the French Infinitive

French Infinitives - Lawless French Grammar - How to Use the French Infinitive | French and France | Scoop.it
The French infinitive, which always ends in -er, -ir, or -re, serves as the name of any given verb. It's what you look up in dictionaries and verb conjugation tables, so it's important to learn the infinitive of every new verb you see or hear.
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Manger le morceau - Lawless French Idiom

Manger le morceau - Lawless French Idiom | French and France | Scoop.it
Learn how to spill the beans with the French idiom manger le morceau.- Lawless French...
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To Take, To Bring - Amener, emmener, apporter, emporter

To Take, To Bring - Amener, emmener, apporter, emporter | French and France | Scoop.it
The English verbs "bring" and "take" have four French equivalents: amener, emmener, apporter, and emporter. This causes all kinds of confusion, but it really is very simple once you understand the differences.
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Au pif - Lawless French Expression

Au pif - Lawless French Expression | French and France | Scoop.it
Don't use guesswork - read this lesson to learn how to use the French idiom au pif.- Lawless French...
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French Pronominal Verbs - Lawless French Grammar - Reflexive Verbs

French Pronominal Verbs - Lawless French Grammar - Reflexive Verbs | French and France | Scoop.it
The grammatical term "pronominal" means "relating to a pronoun." You know that conjugated verbs (almost) always need a subject pronoun, but pronominal verbs need a reflexive pronoun as well.- Lawless French...
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Chercher des poux - Lawless French Expression - Cherche des poux dans la tête

Chercher des poux - Lawless French Expression - Cherche des poux dans la tête | French and France | Scoop.it
No need to quibble over the meaning of the French expression chercher des poux - just read this lesson.- Lawless French...
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French Future Tense - Lawless French Grammar - Le futur

French Future Tense - Lawless French Grammar - Le futur | French and France | Scoop.it
In English, the future is formed with the modal "will" plus a verb, while French has a future tense with a full set of conjugations for every verb.
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French Number Troubles - Lawless French Lesson

French Number Troubles - Lawless French Lesson | French and France | Scoop.it
French has a number (ha ha) of tricky expressions with some of the single digits, both ordinal and cardinal.
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Cas de force majeure - Lawless French Expression - Un cas de force majeure

Cas de force majeure - Lawless French Expression - Un cas de force majeure | French and France | Scoop.it
Learning about the French expression cas de force majeure might just help you avoid a disaster.- Lawless French...
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Un, une, des - French Indefinite Articles - Lawless French Grammar

Un, une, des - French Indefinite Articles - Lawless French Grammar | French and France | Scoop.it
The aptly named indefinite article indicates an unspecific or unidentified countable noun.
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Y and En - French Adverbial Pronouns - Lawless French Grammar

Y and En - French Adverbial Pronouns - Lawless French Grammar | French and France | Scoop.it
Adverbial pronouns (y, en) are both pronouns because they replace nouns, as well as adverbs representing a place, quantity, or object of a proposition.
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Free French Lesson - Lawless French Vocabulary - Free in French

Free French Lesson - Lawless French Vocabulary - Free in French | French and France | Scoop.it
The English word "free" can be an adjective, adverb, verb, or noun and has a number of different meanings, which can make it difficult to translate into French. Take a look at this lesson on how to say free in French.
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French Reported Speech - Lawless French Grammar - Discours rapporté

French Reported Speech - Lawless French Grammar - Discours rapporté | French and France | Scoop.it
A large part of communicating has to do with reporting what other people have said. This grammatical grapevine comes in two varieties: direct speech and indirect speech.- Lawless French...
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BCBG - Lawless French Abbreviation - Bon chic, bon genre

BCBG - Lawless French Abbreviation - Bon chic, bon genre | French and France | Scoop.it
Bring out your inner chic with the French abbreviation BCBG.- Lawless French...
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French Numbers 10-19 - Lawless French Listening Comprehension

French Numbers 10-19 - Lawless French Listening Comprehension | French and France | Scoop.it
Learn the French numbers 10 to 19 then test your comprehension with random numbers.- Lawless French...
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French Past Perfect - Lawless French Grammar - French Pluperfect

French Past Perfect - Lawless French Grammar - French Pluperfect | French and France | Scoop.it
The past perfect, aka pluperfect, distinguishes between two things that happened in the past, indicating which one occurred before the other.
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Forbidden Liaisons - Lawless French Pronunciation

Forbidden Liaisons - Lawless French Pronunciation | French and France | Scoop.it
Some liaisons are forbidden: they aren't—can't be—pronounced even in the most formal French. Sometimes this is to avoid confusion with similar expressions, sometimes it has to do with a sort of respect for names and foreign words, and other times there's no apparent logic to it.
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6 Synonyms for French - Lawless French Vocabulary

6 Synonyms for French - Lawless French Vocabulary | French and France | Scoop.it
French journalists try to avoid using the same words when describing something as "French." Français is the standard term, but there are several synonyms.
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À vs de with Verbs - Lawless French Prepositions with Verbs

À vs de with Verbs - Lawless French Prepositions with Verbs | French and France | Scoop.it
The prepositions à and de are found in many verbal constructions that look very similar, but the choice of preposition makes all the difference.- Lawless French...
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Avoir la frite - Lawless French Expression - Tu as la frite

Avoir la frite - Lawless French Expression - Tu as la frite | French and France | Scoop.it
Get in shape with the French idiom avoir la frite.- Lawless French...
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