French Words and Expressions in English Quiz

Choose the adopted English meanings, not the original French ones

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1. Clothing found on the runway

2. An elegant party

3. The best way to have apple pie

4. She's obsessed with going to Jamaica. It's her _____.

5. A tasty way to cook potatoes

6. Keep clapping. We may be rewarded with a(n) _____.

7. The abbreviation of this term is found on wedding invitations.

8. Synonym for "pun"

9. You think it's a midnight show? Au contraire! It's _____.

10. I love the lines of that old skyscraper.

French Words and Expressions in English Quiz

You got: % Correct. Ooh lá lá!

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French Words and Expressions in English Quiz

You got: % Correct. Pas mal.

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French Words and Expressions in English Quiz

You got: % Correct. Trés Bien!

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