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The Ambassadors | Study Guide

Henry James

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The Ambassadors | Translations of French Words and Phrases


bateau-mouche: riverboat
bêtise: foolishness
ces dames: these ladies
cher confrère: dear colleague
côtelette de veau à l'oseille: veal cutlet with sorrel sauce
difficile: difficult (as in "difficult to please")
fait accompli: accomplished fact
il faut en avoir: you have to have some
jeune fille: young girl
merci: thank you
milieu: surroundings
porte-cochère: carriage entrance
Postes et Télégraphes: post and telegraph office
vieille sagesse: ancient wisdom
voilà: there you are
vous allez voir: you will see
voyons: see

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