13 Awkward French Mistakes That Will Make You Wish You Were Invisible

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Wouldn’t it be awkward to yell “I am horny” to your French friend instead of “I’m a messy eater?”. As unrealistic as it sounds, it actually happened to a friend of mine. To avoid (hilarious) mistakes, here are 13 sentences and words you should never say in French. Unless you really want to feel awkward of course. …

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5 common French expressions with fruits and vegetables

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Lots of French expressions and idioms contain names of fruits and vegetables. Here is a selection of the most common ones. As usual on French Together, these are real daily-life expressions that you can use to sound more natural. Tomber dans les pommes Je me sens mal, j’espère que je ne vais pas tomber dans les pommes. …

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10 useful expressions with the verb “tomber” (to fall)

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Tomber (to fall) is one of the most common French verb. As such, it’s used in many French expressions to talk about a sudden and often unexpected event. Here are 10 useful French idioms with the verb “tomber”. Audio is available for each expression. Tomber amoureux/tomber amoureuse (to fall in love) This one won’t surprise you as …

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3 funny differences between Canadian French and French from France

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As a learner of French, it’s only a matter of time before you start coming across usages unique to the Québécois, who are notorious for speaking French with a twist! You already know 9 things you shouldn’t say in France (unless you want to feel awkward). Here are three usages to pique your interest in …

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