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Mettre en attente is unambiguous in the context of a phone call, that means the audio link between you and your party is suspended. Otherwise, that would be something like je vais vous demander de patienter, ne quittez pas and similar sentences already listed in the other question which do not necessarily mean you'll be put on hold. Le bouton hold is not an ...


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Vaut is the third person singular of the verb valoir (to be worth, to have a value). The order of the words in that sentence is not the usual one but is typical for a proverb/aphorism. The words can rearranged to better match modern usage in: Tard vaut mieux que jamais. Literally: "Late is more valuable (lit. is better worth) than never". which is ...


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In Quebec French, germaine is slang for a bossy woman. It is a portmanteau word created from the verbs "gérer" (manage) and "mener" (lead). Although i doubt it got it's name from that slang, it might have been formed the same way. In programming you often create names by mashing two or more words together. Also, since programming terms are often in english, ...


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Bonjour, je n'ai jamais entendu l'interpretation de la petite grosse... Le mot bacaisse, pour commenter sur le "confort" d'une femme, oui parfois. Rarement toutefois. J'ai entendu cette expression dans des chansons traditionnelles (ex. dans un rigodon) et il était bien compris qu'on y parlait de faire la fête, pas s'envoyer en l'aire avec une toutoune. ...


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