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Publication Date: 2002
Pickup, Ian, Hares, Rod
Understand and speak French slang! Add spark to your everyday casual conversation by learning how to use French slang and expressions appropriately. Streetwise French Dictionary/Thesaurus gets you talking like you're cool without getting into hot water! No more worries about embarrassing yourself or offending others. Find just the right expression instantly. Whimsical illustrations get the message across with laugh-out-loud humor. Streetwise French Dictionary/Thesaurus is a cinch to use for quick reference or browsing, featuring: More than 2,600 current terms and expressions A-Z thematic arrangement in 36 English themes and 157 subcategories Literal meanings, example sentences for context, and entertaining exercises to develop active vocabulary Helpful illustrations of more than 20 typical Gallic gestures French-English dictionary/index cross-references all 2,600 terms and expressions included in the thesaurus Streetwise French Dictionary/Thesaurus keeps you from being regarded as some clueless foreigner. If you're called la grosse lÉgume (a big vegetable), you'll understand that it's a compliment (it means "VIP"). And you'll know that you have not a frog but a cat in your throat! "J'ai une chat dans la gorge." Whether you're a student, tourist, or business traveler, whatever the topic of your conversation--be it art, health, sex, or work--Streetwise French Dictionary/Thesaurus will have you comfortable using slang and talking like you're "with it" in no time at all.Pickup, Ian is the author of 'Streetwise French Dictionary/Thesaurus The User-Friendly Guide to French Slang and Idioms', published 2002 under ISBN 9780658004179 and ISBN 0658004174.
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