Matin / matinée Expressions

French expressions with matin and matinéee
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Morning French Phrases

Once you’ve learned the difference between matin and matinée, cement your knowledge with some idioms and set expressions featuring these somewhat synonyms.

Expressions with matin

à prendre matin midi et soir to be taken three times a day
au matin de sa viein the morning (at the beginning) of one's life
au petit matinat dawn
de bon matinearly in the morning
de grand matinearly in the morning
du matin au soirfrom morning till night
du soir au matin from night till morning, bed and breakfast
l'étoile du matin Venus
être du matinto be an early riser
matin, midi et soir morning, noon, and night
tous les quatre matinsrepeatedly, again and again
un de ces quatre matinsone of these days

Proverb with matin

Araignée du matin, chagrin, araignée du soir, espoir. a spider in the morning is bad luck, a spider at night is good luck

Expressions with matinée

une matinée an afternoon performance
une matinée dansantetea dance, informal afternoon dance party
une matinée enfantine children’s matinée
dans la matinée(sometime) in the morning
en début de matinée at the beginning of the morning
en fin de matinée at the end of the morning
faire la grasse matinéeto sleep late, sleep in

Related words

matinal  (adj) morning, early
matinalement  (adv) in the morning(s)

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