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L'école est à gauche

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le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
école
     1. n. school
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n-m. east
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of être
     être
          1. v. to be
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of (including all reflexive verbs)
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
          4. n. being, creature
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
être à
     1. v. to pertain to; to belong to; to be one's
gauche
     1. adj. left
     2. adj. awkward, gawky
     3. adj. clumsy
     4. n. the left, the left-hand side
     5. n. (boxing) a left-hander, a southpaw
à gauche
     1. prep. on the left
     2. prep. to the left


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