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Heat-Related Vocabulary in French Posted by on Jul 2, 2015

For the past couple of days, anyone in France who’s stepped foot outside or even opened a window has certainly noticed that Mother Nature a allumé le chauffage à fond (has turned the heat up on high)! It’s actually the result of hot winds making their way up from Africa. France isn’t the only one experiencing…

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French Slang Expressions with the Letter C Posted by on May 20, 2010

We pick up our alphabet of French slang with the letter C! * * * C comme… (C, as in…) * Charier: Charier quelqu’un means to tease or to make fun of someone. Example: “Tu me charies, chérie?” (Are you kidding me, Darling?”) Obviously, “chérie” and “charies” here are phonetically closer in French than English.) * Chaud: Literally…

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