French Words Lost in Translation

Learning French has its own challenges, like any other language. Since it is a very old language and it has so many little nuances, it is almost impossible to learn them all without living in a country that speaks French. 

Translating into English, some nuances may get lost and words that have multiple meanings in French may be reduced to only one literal meaning. This is the case for tens of words… Let’s have a look at how some French words get lost in translation:

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Thanks for sharing your experience with us. I have been studying to learn French language. I have gathered many useful recourse as well as taken various French courses such as French for dummies courses , pimsleur

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  2. Interesting! May I ask what book this is coming from?


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