Vivre Expressions

French expressions with vivre
The French verb vivre, "to live," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to live hand to mouth, to keep someone going, and to pay the bills. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring vivre.

   

Definite Article – le, la, l’, les

French definite articleThe French definite article (le, la, l', les) indicates either a particular noun or, contrarily, the general sense of a noun. It's used similarly to its English counterpart, but there are many instances where a definite article is required in French but not English.

   

   

Soccer

French soccer terms
World Cup, European Championship, Saturday morning at the park ... whenever and wherever you watch or play soccer / football, this French vocab can help you out.

Cycling Terms

French cycling terms
For all the bike enthusiasts and Tour de France fanatics out there, here are some French terms to help you enjoy your ride and get the most out of the competition.

   

   

Synonyms for French

Synonyms for French
French journalists try to avoid using the same words over and over, and nowhere is this more obvious than when describing something as "French." Français is of course the standard term, but there are several synonyms used to describe government, culture, sports teams, etc.