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Sentier / Chemin / Voie

Is there a difference between sentier, chemin and voie (not technically)? I mean like in daily life situations? Can I assume people would interchange both words like road and street in English? Also ...
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“Et Paul Valéry concluait : « ici s'intégrerait trop facilement une critique de notre enseignement. » […]” : « facilement », source ?

Lors d'une conférence de presse le 27 novembre 1967, suite à la question d'un journaliste, le général de Gaulle aborde entre autres le discours qu'il a tenu à Montréal lors de sa visite officielle l'...
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« […] et je puis vous dire qu'elle en vaudra mieux » : sens, formulation ?

Il y a cinquante ans cette année, le 23 juillet 1967 (année de l'Exposition Universelle), le général de Gaulle, alors Président de la République (1959-1969), débarque du croiseur Colbert (bâtiment ...
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How to say 'deep fried' in French?

Native speaker here, and have recently realised that I can't seem to find a term to describe the process of deep frying - on which there is, interestingly enough, no article in French (despite there ...
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The French spoken in Canada vs. the French spoken in France

What are the differences between Canada's French and France's French? Should I study a little bit of both? Are there some words or expressions from one that might not be understood by the other? ...
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Par rapport que, rapport (à ce) que, à cause que : causalité objective/subjective, autres nuances ?

Il a de faux cheveux, rapport à ce qu'il est rouge. (Balzac) D'abord essuie-toi les pieds, rapport au tapis. (Bernanos) Il s'agit de locutions conjonctives en langue populaire exprimant la ...
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Reasons for difference in translation of Pirates of the Caribbean from Quebec to France?

Apparently, the sub-title The Curse of the Black Pearl was translated as La Malédiction du Black Pearl for France and as Malédiction de la Perle noire in Canada. I'm trying to understand what would ...
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How to translate “hot dog” in France French?

In Canadian French, people use the term « chien-chaud » , literal translation of "hot dog". Apparently this is only used in Quebec, so I'm wondering how people say it in France or other French-...
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Differences between French French & Canadian French [closed]

What are the main types of differences between French spoken and written in France, and French spoken and written in Canada (primarily Quebec)? It's my understanding that many of the French-speakers ...
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Are there any spelling differences between Canada's French and France's French?

Are the same words spelt differently between Québécois French and Parisian French?
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Quelles sont les principales différences entre le français québecois et le français de France?

Je pourrais visiter le Québec dans peu de temps. Quelles sont les erreurs fréquents à ne pas commettre concernant le français québecois ? Par "erreurs", je ne veux pas dire les choses simplement ...