94 verbs to use for the word « french » | Collocation dictionary
In the countryside, of course, everyone spokeFrench, and there was no language issue there.
Claiborne persevered, however, learnedFrench, changed the laws, and brought his carping constituents into the American fold as citizens of the new State of Louisiana, even though it was very much unlike any other US state.
Both bedrooms featureFrench doors and views directly onto the sea.
There are currently 423 students studyingFrench at Auckland Grammar School.
In like manner, a French teacher is one who teachesFrench; a French teacher is a citizen of France who teaches something; a grave -digger is a cemetery employee; a grave digger is a solemn archaelogist or perhaps a single-minded dog with a bone; and a head shrinker is not a head -shrinker but a chief launderer of woolens.
For example, today's Times has a story on the need to know Spanish if you live in New York (front page, above the fold)--can it be that Spanish is replacingFrench as the prestige second language?
Maturing in new and seasonedFrench and American barriques for 9 to 10 months has added richness and complexity.
This popular romantic floating restaurant servesFrench, Mediterranean, and Far-Eastern food in a relaxed South Seas atmosphere.
The pragmatic dukes of Piedmont likedFrench-style absolutist monarchy but tempered it with a parliament to bypass local fiefdoms.
The English, who were importingFrench words prodigiously, now have many examples from both sides of the letter-shed-- ability and the suffix - able , as well as such words as arbo(u)r , from the cut stage.
This referred to a decision by some British supermarket chains to banFrench produce.
... An item reports that high-end preschools now offerFrench and theater classes.
It is essentially the story of the descendants (son and gradnson) of a war hero who saved the Emperor’s life at the battle of Solferino (where an Austrian army was defeated by combinedFrench and Italian forces).
The Times interrupts its legal coverage to note that both of Monica's new guys are "well tailored," with one "favoring customizedFrench-cuff shirts" and the other stepping out "in a chalk-stripe suit and spectator shoes."
CutFrench stick loaf in half, drizzle Olivado Extra Virgin Avocado Oil instead of butter or margarine, lightly toast under grill, place cheese slices on top, sprinkle with parsley, return to grill until melted.
In 1835 on hearing that a Frenchman was proposing to declareFrench sovereignty over New Zealand Busby called together 35 Maori Chiefs of the independent tribes.
"If we stop eatingFrench apples, the pips will soon start to squeak on the other side of the Channel."
They also enjoyfrench door access to exterior terracing.
The WP notes that this strategy has effectively erodedFrench, Russian, and Chinese support for UNSCOM in the past.
There is plenty of choice for dining in establishedFrench, Italian, 132751
When upton-on-line has cross-examinedFrench friends about whether they feel any anxiety about going there he has been struck by the complete lack of concern.
At the same time, the governor and his cronies were busily pocketing bribes, as was the custom in the self-financingFrench colonial service.
Though it is always best to eat caviar by itself, you might try a spoonful atop some of Mitchell's belon oysters, the intensely flavoredFrench variety that has been transplanted to Maine waters and now grows wild there.
French names for foods are common: poulet frit fried chicken Kentucky; moules mussels; fritesFrench fries; poutine French fries with curd cheese and gravy (named after a Colonel Poutine who was in charge of provisions at the Siege of Quebec in 1749; at the end, the only stores remaining were potatoes, cheese, and chicken stock; local folk etymology has it from putain, putanesca ); aubergine eggplant (the usual word in Britain); jarret de boeuf shin of beef; caribou a fortified sweet wine, etc.
Then her teeth clicked shut and she lanced me with a look of frostedFrench steel.
The building remains you’ll see once housedFrench workmen who came here in 1844 to cut marble for Napoleon’s tomb in the Hôtel des Invalides in Paris.
was a penny-pincher, and Indians soon spotted — and spat out — its raw London gin tinctured with iodine to imitateFrench brandy.
The Italians taught France everything about daring sartorial elegance--to say nothing of daring stagecraft, cuisine, and architecture--until Louis XIV was able to turn around and imposeFrench fashion on all of Europe.
Away from tourist resorts and shopping areas, rarely will any language be spoken except French and the mystifying Creole patois, which, though based on French, is almost incomprehensible to anyone not used to it — even non-initiatedFrench-speakers.
Together with the Métis Association (descendants of intermarriedFrench fur traders and Plains Indians), they are involved in a tussle with private oil and natural gas companies to protect land rights and traditional culture.
Producer/Director Martine Caillard and crew (pictured here interviewingFrench Ambassador Jacques Musiner) travel the globe filming stories with a "French Connection".
The real threat to the French language is not that some faddish expressions and technical terms are invadingFrench.
He has also established an indirect dialogue with Israel and invitedFrench and British Jewish leaders to visit Tehran.
The first, “Speech and Silence,” has Woolf as its starting point and includes Cora Kaplan on “Language and gender” as well as two French extracts from Annie Leclerc on “Woman's word” and an interview with the leadingFrench psychologist Luce Irigary entitled “Woman's exile.” These essays explore the notion of women's “silence” and the utopian quest for a specifically female voice in culture.
Obviously the short-livedFrench conquests in the region left behind words and names; here a crazy man is foo [for Fr fou ] or, if you want to insult him, a crapaud toad, while on our little island resolutely British placenames (Grenville, Victoria) nestle beside villages like Perd-mon-Temps, La Tante, Crochu.
Gorgeous wax over plaster dolls, lookFrench but I think these are English and date c 1920s Excellent condition but the Boys head has been off at some stage and needs to be professionally restored ( bad glue job but the cut is clean)Stand @ 6" tall.
These were enshrined in the Québec Act of 1774, which also maintainedFrench civil law alongside British criminal law and gave French Catholics seats on an appointed governmental council.
A hulk of a man with a capacious appetite for women and red wine, Léger seemed the right choice to muscleFrench painting out of the cafe and the artist's studio and into the world of steel girders and factory smoke.
My French army took to the field, fighting alongside some wonderfully-paintedFrench troops belonging to Alan Hollows (who took these photographs, by the way).
This real-life Scots-born 17th-century brigand received the official blessing of the British governor of New York to plunderFrench, Spanish, and Dutch ships from the Caribbean to Madagascar, frequently hiding out on the Nova Scotia coast.
French names for foods are common: poulet frit fried chicken Kentucky; moules mussels; frites French fries; poutineFrench fries with curd cheese and gravy (named after a Colonel Poutine who was in charge of provisions at the Siege of Quebec in 1749; at the end, the only stores remaining were potatoes, cheese, and chicken stock; local folk etymology has it from putain, putanesca ); aubergine eggplant (the usual word in Britain); jarret de boeuf shin of beef; caribou a fortified sweet wine, etc.
Even among practicingFrench Roman Catholics, only 14 percent totally approve of him.
Of the hundreds who responded, a majority said they preferredFrench Cleaners, the name that had adorned the business for the past 92 years.
After a lightning victory over the ill-preparedFrench armies, the Germans marched on Paris and laid siege to the city, which finally capitulated in January 1871 in the face of dwindling food supplies.
But in fact the Quebecois want to protectFrench just as supporters of official English want to protect English.
His early days in office were marked by embarrassingly thorough diktats aimed at purgingFrench of Anglicisms and frothy tirades against the Deauville festival of American film.
François Mitterand consistently claimed France owed no apologies, though in 1995 Jacques Chirac recognizedFrench responsibility in deporting Jews.
Whatever the merits of all those novelties, the Frenchseem to have a relaxed attitude to the disciplinary aspects.
Athens changed hands more than once during the long struggle in which many English, Scots, Irish, and Frenchfought alongside the Greeks.
In the 18th and 19th centuries the Europeans arrived — one legacy of which is the English and Frenchspoken by a good number of native Egyptians — and the khedives of Egypt stole their ideas on administration and organization to help them run the country.
It is often hard to know where English and Frenchbegin and end.
For the next 70 years, Canada was all but ignored until the Frenchturned to the more lucrative new fur trade.
Frenchprovided - ot , as in Mary-ot and Philip-ot , whence the surnames Marriott and Philpott ; and -in or -on , which could turn Mary to Marion, Alice to Alison, Dick to Dickon (whence Dickens ), and Rob to Robin (whence Robbins and Robinson ).
Missing is what the Frenchcall intersubjectivite .
The Frenchbuilt the starshaped Citadel in 1750 to resist the British.
The Frenchtend to talk lyrically about the terroir , the characteristics given by particular climate and soil, while Americans worship winemakers instead, turning them into celebrities.
In response, the Americans, British, Dutch, and Frenchcombined forces to smash the Choshu fortified positions, and Britain retaliated for the assassination by practically leveling the town of Kagoshima in southern Kyushu.
The Frenchdeveloped the now widely practised ultrasound guided techniques that allow treatment of veins that would previously require surgery.
The authors of a 1996 study of 10 years of suicides in Dordogne, France, concluded, in charmingly ungrammatical English, that "the Frenchdies less in Full Moon, and more in New Moon period."
The Frenchhanded the province back to their allies the Serbs.
In 1807 the Frenchinvaded Lisbon, causing the royal family to flee to Brazil.
On the cause of the princess's death in a car crash in Paris, Le Monde rejected all conspiracy theories and said the Frenchinvestigating magistrate has already concluded it was fundamentally a banal road accident.
FrenchLeave The title of Louis Malle's movie Au Revoir les Enfants is usually untranslated in reviews and advertisements in the United States.
Even though Frenchmaintains its dominance in Quebec, radical Francophones feel threatened.
The Frenchmeet the Australians in the final of the cup in Cardiff next Saturday.
Randy's Wrap-Up The Frenchmock the British, the British mock the French, the Serbs kill the Albanians, the Albanians kill the Serbs--ah, that crazy regional humor.
Governments changed repeatedly, but the Frenchmuddled through.
The name change was intended as a slap at France, although the Frenchnoted that fried potatoes originally came from Belgium.
Since 1871, the Frenchpay a rent of one lira every year and provide a palace in Paris as Italy’s embassy.
Still, if the Frenchpersist in wanting to make this kind of American-style blockbuster, they should study his performance, which is neither serious nor facetious but something--intangibly American--in between.
The Frenchprefer them more subtle with flavours of the terroir.
The Frenchpresented a pair of pigs and a hen and chicken to the local Maori, but as the French are not alone in appreciating new gastronomic possibilities these animals probably did not survive.
Not only was it handy for communicating with locals when I travelled to France and New Caledonia later, but there were several incidents where my schoolboy Frenchproved to be very useful.
Have the Frenchraised an international brouhaha at the UN about the French disease?
The Musée des Beaux-Arts, at 3 Place Stanislas, has a good collection of European art — notably Tintoretto, Ruysdael, Van Goyen, Ribera, and Rubens, with the Frenchrepresented by Delacroix, Courbet, Bonnard, and Manet.
But whereas learning Frenchrequired a disciplined mind, anyone with a vocabulary of a few hundred words can make himself understood in English.
• As an aside to that, it intrigues me (mildly) that whereas the Frenchshortened automobile to auto, the Scandinavians retained the other end, producing bil for car.
For the most part, what is irreverent, scatological, or pornographic in Frenchsounds benign, and is, of course, plein d'esprit .
In short, the Frenchspend the academic year recovering from launching it.
It has an attractive interior with Frenchstained-glass windows depicting the twelve apostles.
Blair Frenchstudied Art History and English at the University of Canterbury during the 1980s and is a writer and curator presently based in Sydney.
Only when the Frenchsucceeded in blowing up part of the garrison, during the War of the Spanish Succession in 1707, was the castle taken.
It published figures showing that "the Frenchsuffer more frequently than was thought from sexual failure."
Except for the LAT story, which explains Iraq said it would cancel diplomatic relations and oil contracts with France if the Frenchsupported the resolution, there's not much on the reason for the abstentions.
According to the original form of the tale, before the battle of Agincourt, immortalized in Shakespeare's Henry V, the Frenchtaunted the English longbowmen by waving two fingers at them, saying that those fingers (used to pull back the bowstring) could never defeat the mighty French.
ELIGIBILITY The stage Toulon - Paris is intended to cater for experienced teachers of Frenchteaching senior classes.
Muesli with fruit and yoghurt will set you back $7.50, toast with toppings is just $3.50 or for a seriously good time, try Frenchtoast with bacon, tomato and maple syrup for $8.50.
At first, consideration was given to the trying to interdict the traffic at sea (as the Frenchtried).
Here is a copy of Martyn Ecott's little story, with the Franglais expressions left in italics but with the English morphemes originally borrowed from Frenchunderlined in the mainly English text.
The Frenchadopted the habit as an intensifier of musculine nouns, proper and improper, and this too became mostly pejorative, as in mouchard sneak or informer (from mouche fly), and froussard coward (from frousse fright), and bastard , a trenchant abbreviation of fils de bast pack-saddle child.
TWA attendant Lynn Frenchworked for 14 years before in-flight smoking was banned on domestic flights in 1990.
The armies of Frederick’s successors proved to be no match for Napoleon’s Grande Armée, however, and as the Frenchadvanced through eastern Germany in 1806, Berlin’s bureaucracy, court, and bourgeoisie fled to the country.
Foreigners remain baffled by the Clinton scandal, however: One attendee joked, "The Frenchask why he hasn't had more women; the Africans ask why he didn't make her pregnant; and the Russians wonder why the girl is still alive."
Bishop Leamy said the Frenchbacked the Algerian military takeover and continued to advise its leaders.