Learn the French Word La Parole

The French word la parole, pronounced "pah-ruhl", means word, speech, or lyrics.

Examples

  • Quel est le sens de ces paroles?
    What do these words mean?
  • Elle a la parole facile.
    She is a fluent/good speaker.
  • C'est un homme de parole.
    He's a man of his word.

Expressions

  • tenir sa parole - to keep one's word
  • avoir la parole - to have the floor (a turn to speak) 
  • voilà une bonne parole - Good thinking
  • des paroles en air - idle talk

    Related Words

    • un parolier - song writer


     

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