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- n. Plural form of Frenchism.
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(French le mort); all two (French tous les deux) − and all our reflexives: pick yourself up, carry yourself, move yourself, kill yourself out − few of us realise, I say, that there we have English words used in conspicuously French patterns, which is what the term Frenchisms is intended to convey.
My husband has little different ways of looking at things and I call them "Frenchisms" (like, he must have gotten sick because he did not have a scarf on!!!)
My husband has little different ways of looking at things and I call them "Frenchisms" like, he must have gotten sick because he did not have a scarf on!
It is very amusing, though very full of Frenchisms; and though an abridgment, often so minute as to tell you when the
Other Veber ideas have translated rather naturally in past American remakes (consider "Pure Luck," "Three Fugitives" and "The Man With One Red Shoe"), but "The Dinner Game" features a number of culturally specific Frenchisms, including fear of tax audits and the ultimate faux pas of allowing one's wife to meet one's mistress.
Without discussing history and racial proportions, let us for the sake of simplicity and quickness, classify the words we shall discuss in order of bulk under the headings: Localisms, Africanisms, Frenchisms, Americanisms,