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In This Issue

• Changer les idées

• Re- Verbal Prefix

• Conditional Mood

• Premier rendez-vous

• Terms of Endearment

• Pick-Up Lines

Changer les idées

Clear your head with the idiomatic French expression changer les idées.

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French prefix

The French prefix re- can be added to hundreds of verbs to make new verbs. Depending on the first letter of the verb it's added to, re- has a few variations as well as some different meanings.

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French conditional

In English, we use the modal "would" plus a verb to talk about actions that may or may not take place, usually depending on whether a certain condition is met. The French equivalent to this construction is a conditional mood with a full set of conjugations for every verb. The uses of these two constructions are very similar.

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Very fun and funny video about a young man hoping for a perfect first date.

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French terms of endearment

You probably know the expressions mon cher et ma chérie, but French has many more interesting ways to refer to their dears and darlings - mostly terms related to food and animals.

Allez, ma puce !

French pick-up lines

Whether romantic, flattering, sexy, practical, or just plain cheesy, pick-up lines, aka chat-up lines, can be big part of the dating scene. Here are some classic and creative French pick-up lines.

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