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  • I think in Canadian French monnaie translates as money.

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

  • I think in Canadian French monnaie translates as money.

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

  • As a student in Nice in the 60's, I remember confusing: la monnaie (fr) for money (eng), when the English translation was 'coins' or 'change'.

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

  • I was handing over my money to the cashier when, in the time it took the caissière* to search for la monnaie* I caught sight of the poster on the wall behind her.

    lumiere - French Word-A-Day

  • Then, the Indian was taunted by his target company for offering monnaie de singe literally monkey's money – with no rebuff from the Luxembourg government.

    The euro: happy new year? Fat chance | Editorial

  • The French nickname “la monnaie du pape” is amusing.

    sarcler - French Word-A-Day

  • As for "les lunaires" (common name in French: "la monnaie du Pape"), I used their English common name "Honesty".

    vivace - French Word-A-Day

  • As for 'honesty' - the English nickname for "la monnaie du pape" - the seeds are completely visible through the transparent pods, so, the pods cannot hide anything ... hence, the air of honesty about them ...

    sarcler - French Word-A-Day

  • I was handing over my money to the cashier when, in the time it took the caissière* to search for la monnaie* I caught sight of the poster on the wall behind her.

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  • Le mot “dollar” est beaucoup plus ancien que la monnaie des Etats-Unis et provient du mot “thaler”, qui désignait des pièces de monnaie frappées à partir de 1519.

    Archive 2010-06-01

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