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  • References: Vincent = the name means "vainqueur" (conqueror); le fourgon (m) = van; le visage (m) = face; le (la) pauvre = poor guy (gal); le sucrier (m) = sugar bowl

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  • References: Vincent = the name means "vainqueur" (conqueror); le fourgon (m) = van; le visage (m) = face; le (la) pauvre = poor guy (gal); le sucrier (m) = sugar bowl

    vaincre - French Word-A-Day

  • References: Vincent = the name means "vainqueur" (conqueror); le fourgon (m) = van; le visage (m) = face; le (la) pauvre = poor guy (gal); le sucrier (m) = sugar bowl

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  • C'est un coup dur pour lui, qui se croyait vainqueur car il avait le soutien des pays étrangers, et bien justement si les citoyens iraniens ne veulent pas de sa politique, qu'ils aiment bien avoir de la dignité contre un monde contrôlé par les plus forts, il n'a qu'à respecter leur choix.

    Global Voices in English » Maghreb: Views on Iran

  • When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre;—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it.

    Thanks for Nothing

  • When, upon some slight encouragement, I first visited your lordship, I was overpowered, like the rest of mankind, by the enchantment of your address, and could not forbear to wish that I might boast myself Le vainqueur du vainqueur de la terre;—that I might obtain that regard for which I saw the world contending; but I found my attendance so little encouraged, that neither pride nor modesty would suffer me to continue it.

    2010 March 07 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Ailleurs, c'est le shorty qui sort grand vainqueur toutes catégories ; chez Hom, il représente 52 % des ventes, contre 33 % pour le slip et 8 % pour le string.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • No: he puts on his most vainqueur look, he sticks his thumbs into the armholes of his waistcoat, and advances, retreats, pirouettes, and otherwise gambadoes, as though to say,

    Mrs. Perkins's Ball

  • “Modesty! pooh,” said the stout gentleman, casting a vainqueur look at Miss Sharp.

    Vanity Fair

  • Les yeux fermés arrive grand vainqueur d'un autre coté c ma premiere BD achevé et donc forcement elle me tient vraiment a coeur ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

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