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Is there a slang usage for the word phrase "croque-monsieur"?
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Your friend might have done a play on words : The Undertaker translates to croque-mort in French, which is not far from croque-monsieur, but I have never heard of a sandwich called The Undertaker or ...

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Is the French word tempérance used to describe the virtue of temperance?
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Yes, the word "tempérance" is used to describe this virtue, a core virtue in Christianity. Larousse - Wikipedia

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How can I say "Not only he doesn't" with "pas seulement"?
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I rather would suggest : Non seulement Tony n'aime pas jouer avec les enfants du voisinage, mais il ne prend pas non plus soin de ses enfants.

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Parsing "Vous saurez vous en occuper"
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"Vous vous occupez" comes from the verb "s'occuper". "en" is a pronoun that replaces the object in the sentence : Je m'occupe de ma grand-mère -> Je m'en occupe.

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How to express "once I had (noun) to do so"
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Yes, that is a typical way to express this idea. Another suggestion: ...aussitôt que j'en ai eu l'âge, les moyens et le cran.

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Which is more common, appelée or nommée?
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Nommée sounds more natural in this case. I would personally not use appelée. In a more informal way I would use the active voice mentioned by Luke Sawczak : J'ai rencontré une fille qui s'...

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"Care" in French
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You can use "je me soucie de" in both cases : Je me soucie des groupes socialement vulnérables. Je me soucie de mes clients. As mentioned by jilliagre, "Je pense à" and "Je me préocuppe" don'...

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How do you ask someone how their day at work is going?
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"était" implies that the work day is over. You could say: Comment se passe ta journée (au boulot/ au travail) ? If you don't mention "au boulot/au travail", that's implicit in my opinion.

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Le mot pour le type de plat
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I would say Plat. According to Larousse.fr : Élément d'un repas : Un menu à trois plats.

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Where can I find good French audio resources for beginners?
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You could try some audio book if you only need to hear French speaking, accessible from youtube such as "Le Petit Prince". As mentioned by Anupama, tv5monde is a good source too. It also provides ...

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Agreement of "être", "donner" in passé composé
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Actually it depends on the auxiliary verb. When you use "être" the past participle varies in terms of gender and number. With "avoir" the past participle is invariable. Source (la-conjugaison....

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Duplicate consonant in the first conjugation group of French verbs
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Yes it is related to the pronunciation of the word : "Feuilleter" follows the same rules than the verbs that end with "eler" and "eter". In order to have the sound "è" the consonant "l" or "t" is ...

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Raccourcir la phrase « Effacer les paramètres de recherche »
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Si votre interface est assez explicite, « Supprimer les filtres » est suffisant.

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"avoir à faire qch" vs. "devoir faire qqch" ?
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Both sentences have the same meaning. However, the first one is more common. Definition of "avoir à" : Devoir faire quelque chose, être dans l'obligation de : J'ai à régler quelques détails. ...

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Normal way of saying "I'm sure you'd agree"
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"Je suis sûr que vous êtes d’accord ..." sounds weird. I am suggesting : Je suis certain que vous reconnaissez l'importance de ... Source : Linguee.fr

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How to translate "by which" ?
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It depends on the context. I can suggest : Est-ce qu'il y a un autre moyen par lequel vous pouvez ... or Est-ce qu'il y a une autre manière de ...

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Si Bob ou Alice est/sont arrivé(s) ?
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Les quatre phrases proposées sont correctes. En effet, lorsqu'il a plusieurs sujets coordonnés, le verbe est généralement conjugé au pluriel, mais pas nécessairement. Le verbe qui a plusieurs ...

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How does "plus" makes the sentence negative?
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The grammatically correct sentence is : alors tu ne te bouches plus les oreilles ne is often omitted in the spoken language when using the negation form. ne plus literally means not anymore / ...

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Right translation with regard to modus and tempus of "should have been"
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Here is my suggestion : 5 jeux de données auraient du être importés. Parmi ceux-ci, 3 n'ont pas pu être liés à un fichier et ont donc été ignorés.

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Gender of loanwords from English ending in -ing
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Every loanwards finishing by -ing are masculine but "holding" can be both masculine and feminine. source (french)

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