Apocopes

French apocopes
Many French nouns and adjectives have shortened forms called apocopes, which are created by dropping one or more syllables at the end of the word. Some of these are further modified by adding o to the end.

   

   

Arriver Expressions

French expressions with arriver
The French verb arriver, "to arrive," is found in many idiomatic expressions, including to get one's way, to be completely irrelevant, and to get into trouble. Learn these and dozens of other French expressions featuring arriver.

   

   

   

   

Au cas où

Au cas où
Maybe you already know the French expression au cas où, but here's a lesson, just in case.

   

Au pif

Au pif - French idiom
Don't use guesswork - read this lesson to learn how to use the French idiom au pif.

   

   

Avoir du chien

Avoir du chien
You'll become more attractive if you read this lesson on the idiomatic French expression avoir du chien.