A Collection of Colloquial Phrases on Every Topic Necessary to Maintain Conversation: Arranged Under Different Heads : with Numerous Remarks on the Peculiar Pronunciation and Use of Various Words : the Whole So Disposed as Considerably to Facilitate the Acquisition of a Correct Pronunciation of the French

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Lea & Blanchard, 1840 - French language - 208 pages
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Page 41 - Je gage que oui. Je gage que non. Je le suppose. — Je suppose que oui. Je suppose que non. Je ne le suppose pas. J'imagine que oui. J'imagine que non. Vous pouvez bien penser que. ... Vous pensez bien que.... Le pensez-vous ? Je le pense. Je le pense aussi. Je ne le pense pas. Il faut que vous sachiez.
Page 91 - He generally keeps good hours. I hear a knock. Very likely it is he that knocks. Go and see. Just so. It is he. I hope I have not made you wait Not in the least It is but ten o'clock. We never go to bed before half past ten.
Page iv - ... written by the author, and the rest culled by him from other works. THE GREATEST CARE HAS BEEN TAKEN IN THE SELECTION, THAT THE SENTENCES SHOULD BE...
Page 49 - I did not eutirely forget it. but we hnil company at our house last night. and I have not been able to study it. . if you had been diligent, you would have placed yourself in a corner and studied it. that is true. but I wanted to enjoy the company. a good scholar should always have her task done before she sets about enjoying in any way. hâving her task donc, sh« will amuse herself with much more pleasure.
Page 39 - What course is to be taken ? What course shall we take ? What course are we to take ? What shall we do ? What have we to do ? What are we to do ? What remains for us to do now? Let us see. We must resolve upon something. We must take some course. I am quite puzzled. I don't know what to do.
Page 135 - I can do for you. time passes away rapidly; it is fine already. your father will certainly arrive to-morrow. without application it is impossible to succeed. this will certainly displease your father. I assure you I will write to-morrow, if possible. we intend to go to London, next week. could you not find that word in your dictionaryl she is respe-cted by ail those who know her.
Page 67 - And for the day after to-mor row, a leg of mutton. I should like to have a breast of veal. If there is none to be got, take a loin of veal. Do not forget a quarter of lamb. A shoulder of mutton. A calf's head. A fillet of veal. A neck of mutton. Ask him, whether he has a good sweet bread.
Page 67 - PHRASES. demain deux^ou trois \forto-morrowtwo or three côtes de bœuf. et . pour apres-demain un j'aimerais^avoirune poitrine de veau. s'il n'y en^a point prenez^ une longe de veau. n'oubliez pas^un quartier d'agneau. une épaule de mouton. une tête de veau. une rouelle de veau. un collet 'de mouton. demandez-lui s'il a un bon . riz de veau. s'il n'en^a point prenez-le ailleurs. voyez s'il a une bonne langue de bœuf. qu'il envoie tout cela sur le champ. dites-lui d'envoyer en même tems son mémoire.
Page 57 - Savez-vous quelle heure il est? Je ne sais pas au juste. Je ne saurais vous le dire exactement. Regardez à votre montre. Elle n'est pas montée. J'ai oublié de la monter. Elle ne va pas. Elle s'est arrêtée. Quelle heure est -il à la vôtre?
Page 22 - ... will have been hoarse. we shall have been idle. you shall have been idle they will have been good they will have been good I should be inattentive. thou wouldst be lost. you would be inattentive he would be incredulous she would be indulgent we should be infirm. you would be innocent. they would be insolent.

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