Soir / soirée Expressions

French expressions with soir and soirée
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Evening French Phrases

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

Proverb with soir

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 soir

à prendre matin midi et soir   to be taken three times a day
arriver un beau soir to (just) turn up one evening
au soir de sa vie to be in the evening of his life
l’autre soir   the other night
bonsoir (one word!)   good evening
ce soir   tonight, this evening
ce soir-là   that night
les cours du soir night classes
demain soir   tomorrow night / evening
du matin au soir   from morning til night
du soir au matin   from night till morning; bed and breakfast
l’étoile du soir   Venus
être du soir to be a night owl
hier soir   last night, yesterday evening
matin, midi et soir   morning, noon, and night
le repas du soir evening meal
une robe du soir evening gown
le soir de la vie   end of life
le soir descend / tombe evening is closing in
la veille au soir the previous evening
Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir ? Do you want to sleep with me tonight?

Expressions with soirée

bonne soirée   have a nice evening
le capitaine de soirée   designated driver
une soirée party, evening performance
une soirée dansante dance
la tenue de soirée formal wear, evening dress
la tenue de soirée de rigueur black tie

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