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  • n. Plural form of Frenchism.

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Examples

  • (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.

    Stabroek News

  • 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!!!)

    livre d'or - French Word-A-Day

  • 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!

    livre d'or - French Word-A-Day

  • It is very amusing, though very full of Frenchisms; and though an abridgment, often so minute as to tell you when the

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 2

  • 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.

    Variety.com

  • 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,

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