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Unformatted text preview: Je mange une cerise. I eat a cherry. Je ne mange pas de cerise. I do not eat a cherry. G: Contractions Contractions have been discussed previously in the form of elision. They are a combination of two or more consecutive words that have been integrated into the language, for example, aujourd'hui. A common contraction occurs with the words à (at) and de (from), when combined with the definite pronouns le and les. The definite pronoun la remains in full form. à + le = au à + les = aux de + le = du de + les = des The contractions do not occur with the la, or with any contracted pronoun: à + la = à la à + l' = à l' de + la = de la de + l' = de l' V: Weather - Le temps French Vocabulary • Print version • Weather General le soleil sun le ciel sky Warm Weather audio (upload) [20] Le temps Cloudy Weather le nuage cloud Il y a des nuages. It's cloudy. lit: There are some clouds. nuageux(-euse) cloudy couvert(e)(s) overcast, lit: covered l'éclaircie (f) clearing, break (in clouds) Cold and Windy Weather Il fait chaud. It's warm. Il fait froid. It's cold. Le ciel est dégagé. The sky is clear. le vent wind Le ciel se dégage. lit: The sky is freed. Il fait du vent. It's windy. The sky is clearing up. Le vent souffle. The wind blows. Le soleil brille. The sun is shining. la rafale gust of wind Rainy Weather Snowy Weather la brume fog, haze, mist l'hiver (m) winter la neige snow le brouillard fog Il neige. It's snowing. la grêle hail Il tombe de la grêle. It's hailing. la bruine drizzle lit: It falls of the hail. une goutte de pluie a drop of rain Extreme weather Il fait beau It's nice. ...
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