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46 votes
4 answers
38k views

Differences between “Oui” and “Si” in the affirmative?

45 votes
7 answers
5k views

Why does French use a "split negative"?

14 votes
6 answers
24k views

Why the pronunciation of "Monsieur" as "Missieur"?

13 votes
2 answers
360 views

Is there a “non-religious” definition of “catholique”?

12 votes
3 answers
2k views

What was the special name for "French Protestant?"

12 votes
2 answers
589 views

What are the informal uses of "voilà"?

11 votes
5 answers
1k views

How does one say “cream of the crop” in French?

10 votes
3 answers
529 views

How did the connotations of "sabotage" evolve from "sabot", a type of shoe?

10 votes
4 answers
1k views

Traduire « the other side of the coin »?

10 votes
3 answers
7k views

When would one use “à” after a noun and before an infinitive?

9 votes
4 answers
1k views

Etymology of the different uses of "temps?" / L'étymologie des homonymes de "temps"

9 votes
7 answers
56k views

What is the feminine for “amour”?

9 votes
1 answer
2k views

How does one say, "take someone under your wing" in French?

9 votes
6 answers
3k views

About "unusual" word order?

9 votes
2 answers
134 views

Can “rustique” be used as a form of self-deprecation?

8 votes
3 answers
2k views

"Sus" Versus "Sous"

7 votes
1 answer
307 views

How to call similar words in two languages with different meanings?

7 votes
2 answers
2k views

Who, exactly, were the “sans culottes”?

7 votes
2 answers
5k views

Differences in meaning depending on placement of "pauvre?"

7 votes
1 answer
2k views

What exactly does "savoir faire" refer to?

5 votes
2 answers
711 views

Why “de + infinitive” instead of “à + -ant" in “finissez de mourir”?

4 votes
3 answers
859 views

Is "ce" or "ces" (or both) correct in this context?

2 votes
3 answers
303 views

Does "ne" need to accompany "rien"

2 votes
2 answers
578 views

What role is played by the "s'en" in s'envoler?