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  • * When I say old, I'm referring to the age of a friendship and, bien sûr, * to the number of years that one friend recently tacked on to his birth date: quarante!

    avocat - French Word-A-Day

  • Le sénateur américain Joseph McCarthy 1908-1957 lança une “chasse aux sorcières”, qui dura de la fin des années quarante à la fin des années cinquante.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • It translates to quarante-cinq sur soixante in French.

    Oh, for the love of god.

  • Daimler also bound today and the CAC quarante down 2.16 percent.

    CNN Transcript Aug 17, 2009

  • This total of twenty — nine, with three forms of “Purusháyit,” when the man lies supine (see the Abbot in Boccaccio i. 4), becomes thirty-two, approaching the French quarante façons.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • * When I say old, I'm referring to the age of a friendship and, bien sûr,* to the number of years that one friend recently tacked on to his birth date: quarante!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Kristin: Joyeuses Fêtes - tu verras que les années quarante vont trop vite - comme toutes les autres.

    empreinte de pied - French Word-A-Day

  • Pelleport est âgé de quarante-six ans; il a servi dans les îles; il a été mis à la Bastille, comme prévenu d'avoir fait des libelles contre la Reine.

    Finding a Lost Prince of Bohemia

  • She won money at the trente and quarante last night.

    Vanity Fair

  • Next: “La Femme de Quarante Ans,” a capital tale, full of exquisite fun and sparkling satire: La femme de quarante ans has a husband and THREE lovers; all of whom find out their mutual connection one starry night; for the lady of forty is of a romantic poetical turn, and has given her three admirers A STAR

    The Paris Sketch Book

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