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  • Les Croates qui nous ont invités à boire le café sont accueillants et gracieux.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Les Croates qui nous ont invités à boire le café sont accueillants et gracieux.

    gracieux - French Word-A-Day

  • - Stem "BUV" is also used in the whole imperfect tense of the verb boire.

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • My mother, who came of age during WWII when times were tough, would talk about "boire un canard" which ment placing a lump of sugar in some wine or eau de vie as a desesrt or to warm up "quand il faisait un froid de canard quand le Mistral souflait" Sante/Cheers!

    canard - French Word-A-Day

  • An expression that my ex-husband used frequently, that I don't see here is: "boire un pot" which means to have a drink (of alcohol when he used it).

    pot - French Word-A-Day

  • The Slavic verb пить/пити is related to Latin bibere and its descendants (French boire, Italian bere) and more obviously to Greek ποτο.

    Apple juice

  • Stem "BUV" is also used in the whole imperfect tense of the verb boire.

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • "Qui ne se donne loisir d'avoir soif, ne saurait prendre plaisir à boire."

    Sixteenth Century Quote of the Week

  • "Qui ne se donne loisir d'avoir soif, ne saurait prendre plaisir à boire."

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • En gros, le transfert d'à peine 10% des dépenses liées à du mal être drogue, armes, surconsommation et générant de la maltraitance permettrait à l'humanité de manger, boire et se soigner!

    Archive 2009-04-10

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