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Google Translation:
De là l'expression proverbiale, en parlant des personnes, élever sous cloche, élever délicatement ou mollement

de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
           Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
     2. 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
     3. 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.
     4. 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
     5. 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
     6. 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
     7. 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.
     8. 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%.
     9. 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.
     10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
           Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
           Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
           J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
     11. n. abbreviation of dame
pleine de traits
au bout de quelque temps
     1. adv. there
     2. adv. (used with être) here, present
           Je suis là.
             I'm here.
là dedans
elle était là
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
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. 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").
le sommeil
le plancher
expression
     1. n. expression
selon sa propre expression
proverbiale
     1. adj. feminine singular of proverbial
     proverbial
          1. adj. proverbial
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     13. pron. ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
en bas
s'en allait à pied
parlant
     1. v. present participle of parler
     2. adj. telling, eloquent
parlant peu
comme se parlant à lui-même
     parler
          1. v. (intransitive) to speak or talk
                Il a commencé à parler à l’âge de quatre ans. - He began to speak at the age of four.
                Ils ont parlé plusieurs heures avant d’aller se coucher.
                  They spoke several hours before going to sleep.
          2. v. to be able to communicate in a language; to speak
                Elle parle couramment français. - She speaks French fluently
          3. v. (heraldry) to cant; (of a coat of arms) to make a pun of its bearer's name
                Armes parlantes.
          4. n. parlance
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
des petits-fours
et, des deux côtés
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. 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
          3. 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.
          4. 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
          5. 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
          6. 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
          7. 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.
          8. 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%.
          9. 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.
          10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
                Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
                Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
                J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
          11. n. abbreviation of dame
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
personnes
     1. n. plural of personne
ces six personnes formaient le fond de la voiture
comparant les personnes aux renseignements écrits
     personne
          1. n. person
          2. pron. (with ne) no one, nobody
                Il n'y a personne ici. - There is nobody here.
                Qui l'a lu? Personne. - Who has read it? No one.
          3. pron. anyone
élever
     1. v. to raise
     2. v. to bring up
     3. v. to elevate, to enhance
     4. v. (reflexive, of a voice) to be heard, to rise
     5. v. (reflexive) to rise, to soar
sous
     1. prep. below, under
     2. n. plural of sou
     3. n. (slang) money
retira de sous la banquette
la jeta sous ses pieds dans la paille
     sou
          1. n. (historical, numismatics) sou (old French coin)
          2. n. (by extension, chiefly in the colloquial) money; cash
                Tu peux me prêter des sous ? - Can you lend me some cash?
          3. n. (Quebec, Louisiana, colloquial) cent (one hundredth of a dollar)
                Ça va être six piastres et vingt-cinq sous, s'il te plaît. - That'll be six dollars and twenty-five cents, please.
cloche
     1. n. bell (metal apparatus used to produce sound)
     2. n. A glass covering, originally bell-shaped, for garden plants to prevent frost damage and promote early growth.
     3. n. A bell-shaped, close-fitting women’s hat with a deep rounded crown and narrow rim.
     4. n. (colloquial) a clumsy person, an oaf
     5. adj. (colloquial) clumsy, stupid
     6. v. first-person singular present indicative of clocher
     7. v. third-person singular present indicative of clocher
     8. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of clocher
     9. v. second-person singular imperative of clocher
     clocher
          1. n. bell tower, steeple
          2. v. To ring a bell
          3. v. To wobble
          4. v. (informal) To be wrong
                Il y a quelque chose qui cloche. - There's something wrong.
élever
     1. v. to raise
     2. v. to bring up
     3. v. to elevate, to enhance
     4. v. (reflexive, of a voice) to be heard, to rise
     5. v. (reflexive) to rise, to soar
délicatement
     1. adv. delicately
délicatement
ou
     1. conj. or
     2. conj. either...or
           Ou il est fou ou il est bête. - Either he's mad or he's stupid.
ou, plutôt
un jour ou l'autre
mollement
     1. adv. (literally) softly
     2. adv. (figuratively, pejorative) weakly; feebly
     3. adv. (figuratively, pejorative) effeminately
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