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« […] sur un dollar d'impôt sur le revenu, seulement quatre centimes proviennent de la taxation de la richesse » ?

Elle [ l'ONG Oxfam International ] a ainsi précisé que sur un dollar d'impôt sur le revenu, seulement quatre centimes proviennent de la taxation de la richesse. Selon Oxfam, qui estime que ...
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Utilisation de « euro » ou de « d'euro »

Dans le cadre d'un devoir où je doit écrire un programme qui convertit un montant d'euro écrit en chiffres vers ce montant écrit en toutes lettres, j'ai remarqué que l'on dit parfois « euros » et d'...
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How to spell out a time duration down to seconds?

I need French translation for "five hours thirteen minutes and eighteen seconds" (full phrase sounds like "the call lasted five hours thirteen minutes AND eighteen seconds"). GT translates it like "...
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In French is it 10 € or € 10?

In English I always write 'the price is $10. I seem to remember seeing in French it is written as 10 €. Which is right?
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Expressing long distance poetically

How can one express distance poetically/romantically in languages like French that use the metric system? You are miles and miles away, my love Not bad. You are kilometers and kilometers away, ...
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How to give a clothes measurement in French?

In order to narrow down the focus of the question, I'll mention the standard sizes whose French translation is required. They are as follows: Small Medium Large Extra Large Now, I know that small="...
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La différence entre “Je peux t'en prêter 5$” et “Je peux te prêter 5$”

Je ne comprends pas la différence entre "Je peux t'en prêter 5$" et "Je peux te prêter 5$". Pour moi, c'est normal pour dire "Je peux te prêter 5$", mais il y a beaucoup de résultats sur Google avec "...
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Liter/100 km or km/Liter

In America we say the fuel economy of car as miles/gallon (miles per gallon). I know in some countries people use Liter/100 km (liter per 100 km). Some countries use km/Liter (km per liter). My ...
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How to format currency units combined with other units?

If I have a value 25.5 Which of the following is correct? 25,5 $/h 25,5 $ /h As you can see, I'm stressed out about the space after the currency symbol. What is the usual format for these kinds of ...
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Does the Académie Française set out how to format currencies?

I know Académie Française covers orthography beyond just how to spell words. I also know Académie Française encompasses differences between the various French-using countries. I'm interested to know ...
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Séparation entre le nombre et l’unité

Quelle séparation doit se trouver entre un nombre et une unité ? Non seulement pour les unités SI mais aussi pour les unités littérales comme « année ». Doit-on dire 1500 ans (espace insécable), 1500 ...
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Doit-on utiliser « de » dans « le prix est de… » ?

C'est un pantalon un peu cher. Son prix est de 80 euros. Pourquoi ne pas dire simplement « le prix est 80 euros » ? Est-ce que la phrase reste correcte même sans utiliser de ?
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What is the abbreviation for thousand and million?

In English, we can use k and m to denote thousand and million: I drove 5k miles. What are the equivalents to k and m in French? If there are not any such equivalents, is there some kind of shortened ...
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What is the correct way to write “10 MB” in French?

A search at linguee.fr shows the following translations of MB (megabyte): 10 MO 10 Mo 10M 10MB What is the correct way to write "10 MB" in French?