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Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire

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il
     1. pron. he (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun for human subject)
     2. pron. it (third-person singular subject pronoun for grammatically masculine objects)
     3. pron. Impersonal subject; it
y
     1. pron. there (at a place)
     2. pron. there, thither (to there)
     3. pron. ngd, Used as a pronoun to replace à followed by an indirect object.
     4. pron.          With verbs: see for verbs which use this structure.
     5. pron. (archaic) With adjectives. Only used with handful of adjectives (the most usual being y compris, which is a special case), mainly in juridical language.
     6. pron. (Quebec, France, colloquial) He: alternative form of il
     7. pron. (Quebec, France, colloquial) They: alternative form of ils
     8. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) They: alternative form of elles
a
     1. pron. (Quebec, colloquial) alternative form of elle she
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of avoir
     avoir
          1. n. asset, possession
          2. v. to have (to own; to possess)
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
          5. v. to have (a condition)
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
          7. v. to have (to trick)
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
il y a
     1. v. there is, there are
     2. prep. ago
y a
     1. v. (colloquial)contraction of il y a
y avoir
     1. v. (impersonal, transitive) there be
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
nombreuses
     1. adj. feminine plural of nombreux
     nombreux
          1. adj. numerous, many
choses
     1. n. plural of chose; things.
     chose
          1. n. thing
à
     1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
     2. prep. to (destination)
     3. prep. to (until)
     4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
     5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
     6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
     7. prep. of (belonging to)
     8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
     9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
     10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
     11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
     12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
     13. prep. by
     14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
     15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
     16. 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
     17. prep. , chapter=XL
     18. prep. with
faire
     1. v. to do
     2. v. to make
     3. v. to say (of a person), to go (of an animal)
     4. v. to make (cause someone or something to do something)
     5. v. (impersonal) To be (of the weather or various situations).
     6. v. (reflexive) to do, to make (oneself)
     7. v. (reflexive, followed by an infinitive) to be, to get (used for a passive action)
     8. v. (reflexive) to ripen (of fruit), to mature (, etc.)
     9. v. (reflexive, ~ à) to become used to, to get used to
     10. v. (slang) to do (to have sex with)
     11. v. (reflexive) to become, to get


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