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Google Translation:
Les persiennes de la porte vitrée du balcon furent poussées et s'ouvrirent, et je n'eus que le temps, pour ne pas être aperçu dans cette nuit claire, de faire reculer mon cheval dans l'ombre du bois de sapins

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
attacha les traits
les genoux écartés
persiennes
     1. n. plural of persienne
     persienne
          1. n. shutter (on window)
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) 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.
ronde de partout
alors boule de suif
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
l'avait mis à la porte
la conversation fut vive
de la
     1. art. Of the
     2. art. Some; the feminine partitive article.
           Voudriez-vous de la confiture ? — Would you like some jam?
           J'ai mangé de la tarte — I ate some pie.
porte
     1. n. door
     2. n. gate (to a city, at airport)
     3. n. (figuratively) gateway, means, door
     4. v. first-person singular present indicative of porter
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of porter
     6. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of porter
     7. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of porter
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of porter
gagna la porte
qui porte conseil
     porter
          1. v. to carry
          2. v. to support, to bear
          3. v. to wear
          4. v. (of a subject, followed by the preposition sur) to be about, to concern
                Sur quoi portait la question ? - What was the question concerning?
          5. v. (reflexive, se porter) to feel
                Je me porte mieux. - I am feeling better.
                Il se porte bien. - He's in good health.
          6. n. porter (beer)
vitrée
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of vitrer
elles se trouvaient toutes dans un long couloir que terminait une porte vitrée marquée d'un numéro parlant
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
du reste
les vases du fleuve
     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) 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.
     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).
balcon
     1. n. balcony
furent
     1. v. third-person plural past historic of être
les trois hommes montèrent et furent introduits dans la plus belle chambre de l'auberge
poussées
     1. n. plural of poussée
     2. v. feminine singular past participle of pousser
     pousser
          1. v. to push
          2. v. (transitive, followed by the preposition à) to urge on, encourage
                pousser quelqu'un à faire quelque chose
                pousser à
          3. v. (intransitive, of a living thing) to grow
                L'arbre pousse vite. - The tree is growing quickly.
          4. v. (intransitive, figuratively) to spring up, to sprout
                Les Starbucks poussent comme des champignons ici. - The Starbucks are springing up like mushrooms here.
          5. v. to utter (a cry)
          6. v. (reflexive) to move aside
     poussée
          1. n. push
          2. v. feminine singular past participle of pousser
et
     1. conj. and
et les hommes
et portant sur le côté
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron. (to) himself
     3. pron. (to) herself
     4. pron. (to) oneself
     5. pron. (to) itself
     6. pron. (to) themselves
     7. pron. (to) each other
on se tut
il se leva
ouvrirent
     1. v. third-person plural past historic of ouvrir
     ouvrir
          1. v. to open
          2. v. to begin
          3. v. (reflexive, s'ouvrir, of a door, a gate) to open (become open)
et
     1. conj. and
et bruyant;
et les hommes
je
     1. pron. I
je vous le jure
je n'en sais rien
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
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
ne les salua pas
ne tombaient plus
eus
     1. v. first-person singular past historic of avoir
     2. v. second-person singular past historic of avoir
     3. Participle. masculine plural past participle of avoir
     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.
          3. v. (intransitive, with à) to have (to), must
                J'ai à vous parler. - I have to talk to you.
          4. v. (auxiliary) to have (auxiliary verb to form compound past tenses of most verbs)
                J'ai parlé. - I have spoken.
          5. v. to have (a condition)
                J'ai faim. - I have hunger.
                J'ai froid. - I have cold.
          6. v. to have (a measure or age)
                Elle a 19 ans. - She has 19 years.
          7. v. to have (to trick)
                Tu t'es fait avoir. - You've been had.
          8. v. to have (to participate in an experience)
                avoir des relations sexuelles - to have sexual relations
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
           Je vois que tu parles bien français. — I see that you speak French well.
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as (does) not / nothing ... other than)
           Je ne mange que des fruits. — I eat only fruits.
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
           Si le temps est beau et que tout le monde est d'accord, nous mangerons en plein air. — If the weather is nice and if everyone likes the idea, we'll eat outside.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
           Il était à peine parti qu'elle a téléphoné à la police. — No sooner had he left when she called the police.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
           Il est plus grand que son père. — He is taller than his father.
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
           Que pensez-vous de cette peinture ? — What do you think of that painting?
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
           Qu'est-il arrivé ?
           Que me vaut cette visite ?
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
           C'est un homme que je connais très bien. — He's a man whom I know very well.
           Je viens de lire la lettre que vous m'avez envoyée. — I've just read the letter that you sent me.
je vous dis que je l'ai vu
qu'est-ce que ça vous fait
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 comte
et le lundi
temps
     1. n-m. time (in general)
           je n'ai pas le temps de faire ça - I haven't got (the) time to do that
           il faut encore du temps - I need more time
     2. n-m. weather
           le temps n'est pas bon ici - the weather is no good here
           quel temps fait-il ? - how's the weather?
     3. n-m. (, grammar) tense
           un temps composé - a compound tense
           un temps simple - a simple tense
           changez le temps du verbe - change the tense of the verb
de temps en temps
de temps en temps
pour
     1. prep. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
           J'ai un cadeau pour toi. - I've got a gift for you.
     2. prep. to (when followed by a verb at the infinitive)
           Je veux chanter pour te faire revenir. - I want to sing to make you come back.
pour elle
pour le sien
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
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
il ne se leva pas
ne les regarda pas
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
     4. adv. (colloquial) not
           J’veux pas travailler. - I don't wanna work. (abbreviation of: Je ne veux pas travailler.)
che ne feux pas
à tout petits pas
être
     1. v. to be
           Vous devez être plus clairs. - You must be clearer.
     2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
           Après être allé au yoga, je suis rentré chez moi. - After having gone to yoga, I came back home.
     3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
           Il peut être battu ce soir. - He could be beaten this evening.
     4. n. being, creature
allaient être nécessaires
donnait l'impression d'être en voyage
aperçu
     1. n. glance, glimpse
     2. n. insight, hint
           L’avocat a donné au public un aperçu de la cause.
             The lawyer gave the public an insight into the case.
     3. n. rough estimate.
           Donnez-moi un aperçu des dépenses que j’aurai à faire.
             Give me an estimate of the expenses that I would have.
     4. n. sketch, outline, summary
     5. n. view
     6. n. overview
           Ce que je vous dis là n’est qu’un aperçu de la question.
             What I say here is an overview of the issue.
     7. n. preview
           Il y a dans cet ouvrage des aperçus très fins, mais rien n’est développé.
             There are fine previews in this book, but nothing developed.
     8. v. past participle of apercevoir
     9. interj. (nautical) aye, aye
     apercevoir
          1. v. to see, to glimpse, to catch sight of
          2. v. (reflexive form : s'apercevoir) to realize, to become aware of
dans
     1. prep. in (inside)
           Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris.
             He lives in the richest district of Paris.
     2. prep. in, into (from outside, to inside)
           Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
             Put money into one's pocket.
     3. prep. in (within a period of time)
           Je serai prêt dans une heure.
             I'll be ready in one hour.
     4. prep. out of, from
           Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
             He takes the butter out of the fridge.
     5. prep. (with respect to time) during
           dans un temps donné - during a given time
     6. n. plural of dan
dans la voiture
mais dans quel but
cette
     1. pron. feminine singular of ce
a cette pensée
dans cette neige
nuit
     1. n. night
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of nuire
car la nuit
la nuit tombait
     nuire
          1. v. (intransitive) to harm, to spoil
                Fumer nuit à la santé. — Smoking is harmful to your health.
                La cigarette nuit au bébé. — Cigarettes are harmful to a baby.
claire
     1. adj. feminine singular of clair
     2. v. first-person singular present indicative of clairer
     3. v. third-person singular present indicative of clairer
     4. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of clairer
     5. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of clairer
     6. v. second-person singular imperative of clairer
     clairer
          1. v. to enlighten
     clair
          1. adj. clear (see-through)
          2. adj. clear (understandable)
          3. adj. (of a color) light (having a light shade, not dark)
                bleu clair - light blue
          4. n. light
                Au clair de la lune, mon ami Pierrot, Donnez-moi une plume pour écrire un mot...
          5. adv. clearly
                Il voit clair.
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) 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.
de par le droit de guerre
boule de suif resta debout
faire
     1. v. to do
           Qu'est-ce que tu fais ? - What are you doing?
           Faire la vaisselle. - To do the washing-up.
     2. v. to make
           Faire une erreur. - To make a mistake.
     3. v. to say (of a person), to go (of an animal)
           Je t'aime, fit-il. - I love you, he said.
           Le chat fait miaou. - The cat goes meow.
     4. v. to make (cause someone or something to do something)
           Tu me fais rire. - You make me laugh.
           La chanson me fait pleurer. - The song makes me cry.
     5. v. (impersonal) To be (of the weather or various situations).
           Il fait chaud/froid/noir/beau dehors. - It is hot/cold/dark/nice outside.
           Ça fait dix ans que nous nous connaissons. - We have known each other for ten years.
     6. v. (reflexive) to do, to make (oneself)
           Elle se fait les ongles. - She is doing her nails.
     7. v. (reflexive, followed by an infinitive) to be (used for a passive action)
           Se faire piquer. - To be stung.
           Je me suis fait avoir. - I got screwed.
     8. v. (reflexive) to ripen (of fruit), to mature (, etc.)
     9. v. (reflexive, ~ à) to become used to (see se faire une raison)
     10. v. (slang) to do (to have sex with)
     11. v. (reflexive) to become, to get
lui fit faire
qu'allait-elle faire
reculer
     1. v. to move back, to put back
     2. v. (intransitive) to go backwards
     3. v. (intransitive) to back down, to concede
     4. v. (intransitive) to back off, to draw back, to retreat
     5. v. (intransitive) to recede, to gradualy disappear
     6. v. (intransitive) to drop, to fall, to decline
     7. v. (nautical, intransitive) to go astern
mon
     1. det. (possessive) my (used to qualify masculine nouns and vowel-initial words regardless of gender).
           J'ai perdu mon chapeau.
             I lost my hat.
           La décision a été prise pendant mon absence.
             The decision was taken in my absence.
     2. n. Followed by rank, address to a (male) superior officer in the military. Army-specific short for monsieur.
mon dieu
non, mon cher
cheval
     1. n-m. horse
     2. n-m. horsepower
     3. n-m. (slang) tall and slim woman, beautiful woman (only in the feminine form, jument)
     4. n-m. (slang) horse, H (narcotic)
tirant au bout d'une corde un cheval triste
dans
     1. prep. in (inside)
           Il habite dans le quartier le plus riche de Paris.
             He lives in the richest district of Paris.
     2. prep. in, into (from outside, to inside)
           Mettre l'argent dans la poche.
             Put money into one's pocket.
     3. prep. in (within a period of time)
           Je serai prêt dans une heure.
             I'll be ready in one hour.
     4. prep. out of, from
           Il prend le beurre dans le réfrigérateur.
             He takes the butter out of the fridge.
     5. prep. (with respect to time) during
           dans un temps donné - during a given time
     6. n. plural of dan
dans les ténèbres
qu'il y eut dans la voiture
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 plancher
et le froid
ombre
     1. n. shade, shadow
     2. n. darkness
     3. n. ghost
     4. v. first-person singular present indicative of ombrer
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of ombrer
     6. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of ombrer
     7. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of ombrer
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of ombrer
     9. n. (Ichthyology) A fish of Osteichthyes of the freshwater family Salmonidae, of the genus Thymallus.
     ombrer
          1. v. to shade (put into the shade)
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
les vases du fleuve
car elle était du matin
     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) 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.
     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).
bois
     1. n-m. wood (material)
     2. n-m. wood, woodland
     3. n-m. antler
     4. n-m. woodwind
     5. v. first-person singular present indicative of boire
     6. v. second-person singular present indicative of boire
     7. v. Second-person singular present imperative of boire
fendre du bois
je bois à notre délivrance!
     boire
          1. v. (ambitransitive) to drink
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) 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.
et de temps en temps
était couvert de paille
sapins
     1. n. plural of sapin
     sapin
          1. n. fir, fir tree
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