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  • Faire un tabac
  • Texting
  • Online Translators
  • Expressions with mal
  • Lequel - Interrogative Pronoun
  • viager - Mot du jour
  • Holidays and Events

Faire un tabac

Faire un tabac
Be very successful with the French expression faire un tabac.


French texting abbreviations
There are many varieties of French, but perhaps one of the most elusive is French texting: the bewildering assortment of abbreviations, acronyms, and even symbols used in email, text messaging (SMS), social media, chatrooms, and forums.

Online Translators

Online translators
Online translators can be helpful tools as long as you're aware of their limitations.

Mal Expressions

French expressions with mal
The French adverb mal literally means "unwell" or "badly" and is found in a variety of idiomatic expressions. Learn how to say homesick, world-weariness, to work hard, and more with this list of expressions with mal.

Lequel - Interrogative Pronoun

Lequel - interrogative French pronoun
Lequel, "which one," is the pronominal equivalent of the interrogative adjective quel, meaning that quel + noun can be replaced by lequel. It has different forms depending on the gender and number of the noun it replaces.

Mot du jour



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Holidays and events

Features related to upcoming holidays and events in the French-speaking world.

Plus some celebratory expressions:

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