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Google Translation:
Pourquoi n'as-tu pas placé ton argent au lieu de le boire?

pourquoi
     1. adv. why
           Pourquoi as-tu fait cela ? - Why did you do this?
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, m)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
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as
     1. n-m. ace (card of value 1)
     2. n-m. ace (expert or pilot)
     3. v. second-person singular present indicative of avoir
           Tu as un chien. - You have a dog.
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
                J'aimerais avoir 20 dollars. - I would like to have 20 dollars.
          4. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
                J'ai à vous parler. - I have to talk to you.
          6. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
                J'ai parlé. - I have spoken.
          8. v. to have (a condition)
                J'ai faim. - I have hunger.
                J'ai froid. - I have cold.
          11. v. to have (a measure or age)
                Elle a 19 ans. - She has 19 years.
          13. v. to have (to trick)
                Tu t'es fait avoir. - You've been had.
          15. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
                avoir des relations sexuelles - to have sexual relations
tu
     1. pron. you (singular); thou
     2. v. past participle of taire
     3. part. (Quebec, informal) question marker
           C'est-tu possible ? - Is it possible?
     taire
          1. v. to quieten, to shut up, to silence
                Faites taire vos enfants!
                  Shut your children up!
          4. v. (reflexive, se taire) to shut up (one's self), to be quiet, to fall silent, to stop talking
                Tais-toi!
                  Quiet!
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, Strait of Dover)
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
           Je ne sais pas. - I don't know
     5. adv. (colloquial) not
           J’veux pas travailler. - I don't wanna work. (abbreviation of: Je ne veux pas travailler.)
placé
ton
     1. det. (possessive) Your, thy (used to qualify masculine nouns and before vowel).
           Tu as pensé à prendre ton livre? — Did you think to take your book?
           Ton écriture est jolie. — Your writing is nice.
     4. n. Tone (sound of a particular frequency).
     5. n. (music) Tone (interval).
           Il y a un ton entre do et ré — Doh and ray are separated by one tone.
     7. n. Tone (manner of speaking).
           Je n'aime pas le ton sur lequel tu me parles! — I don’t like your tone! or I don’t like the way you are talking to me!
     9. n. Tone, shade (of colour).
           Différents tons de rouge. — Several shades of red.
argent
     1. n. silver
     2. n. money
     3. n. (tincture) argent (white in heraldry)
au
     1. contraction. contraction of à le (to the, for the, at the)
           Il étudie la musique au Conservatoire. - He studies music at the Conservatory.
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          5. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          7. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          12. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          15. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          21. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          25. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          28. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          30. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          34. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          39. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          45. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          49. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          53. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          57. prep. , passage=Bien que la faim et le dénûment nous tourmentassent quelquefois, et même à peu près toujours, rien ne nous causait autant de tourment que d’être témoins des cruautés inouïes que mon maître e
          58. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          59. prep. , chapter=XL
     le
          1. art. The (definite article).
                Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
                Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
          4. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          5. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          7. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          9. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          10. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
                Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
lieu
     1. n-m. place
     2. n-m. any of several fish from the Pollachius family.
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
           Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
           Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
           le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
     7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
           Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
           Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
           Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
           C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
           Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
     13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
           5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
     17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
           Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
           Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
           Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
           Un chien de garde - A guarddog
           Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
           Un stade de football - A football stadium
     24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
           De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
           Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
           un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
     28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
           J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
           Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
           Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
           Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
     33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
           Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
     35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
           Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
           Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
           Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
     39. art. (negative) a, an, any
           Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
           Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
           Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
au lieu de
     1. prep. instead of
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     4. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     5. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     7. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     9. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     10. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
boire
     1. v. (ambitransitive) to drink
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