French

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 'French', 'french': [ˈfrɛntʃ]


WordReference English Collocations © 2019

French

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [fluent, basic, broken, Canadian] French
  2. is [learning, studying] French
  3. [knows how to, can] speak French
  4. speaks French [fluently, at a very high level, poorly, well]
  5. has a degree in French
  6. her French is [coming along, progressing, improving] (well)
  7. they speak French in [France]
  8. French is spoken in [Haiti, Fiji, Morocco]
  9. French is his native [language, tongue]
  10. French is the official language of
  11. written in his native French
  12. is written in French
  13. translate from French [to, into] [Spanish]
  14. translated from the original French
  15. has been translated [to, into] French
  16. is a (regional) [dialect, variety] of French
  17. has [a test, an exam, an interview] in French
  18. the French are known for their [cuisine, wines, love of cheese]
  19. the French take pride in (their cuisine)
adj
  1. the French [language, Civil War, Revolution, King]
  2. the French [president, ambassador, parliament, language]
  3. a French [person, singer, actress, citizen, resident, book]
  4. a French [passport, driving license, ID card]
  5. French [colonies, territories, regions, provinces, cities]
  6. French [Guiana, Polynesia, Antilles]
  7. French [grammar, words, expressions]
  8. a French [version, translation]
  9. is taking French [classes, lessons]
  10. a French course
  11. speaks with a French accent
  12. what is the French word for [door, window, pocket]?
  13. a Canadian French [word, accent]
  14. French [fries, cooking, cuisine, chef, restaurant, toast]
  15. a French [kiss, letter]
  16. UK: take French leave
additional examples
  1. [fluent, basic, broken, Canadian] French
  2. the French [language, Civil War, Revolution, King]
  3. is [learning, studying] French
  4. the French [president, ambassador, parliament, language]
  5. [knows how to, can] speak French
  6. a French [person, singer, actress, citizen, resident, book]
  7. speaks French [fluently, at a very high level, poorly, well]
  8. a French [passport, driving license, ID card]
  9. has a degree in French
  10. French [colonies, territories, regions, provinces, cities]
  11. her French is [coming along, progressing, improving] (well)
  12. French [Guiana, Polynesia, Antilles]
  13. they speak French in [France]
  14. French [grammar, words, expressions]
  15. French is spoken in [Haiti, Fiji, Morocco]
  16. a French [version, translation]
  17. French is his native [language, tongue]
  18. is taking French [classes, lessons]
  19. French is the official language of
  20. a French course
  21. written in his native French
  22. French-speaking [countries, region, cities, territories, Canada]
  23. is written in French
  24. French-speaking [people, inhabitants, Canadians]
  25. translate from French [to, into] [Spanish]
  26. speaks with a French accent
  27. translated from the original French
  28. what is the French word for [door, window, pocket]?
  29. has been translated [to, into] French
  30. a Canadian French [word, accent]
  31. is a (regional) [dialect, variety] of French
  32. French [fries, cooking, cuisine, chef, restaurant, toast]
  33. has [a test, an exam, an interview] in French
  34. a French [kiss, letter]
  35. the French are known for their [cuisine, wines, love of cheese]
  36. UK: take French leave
  37. the French take pride in (their cuisine)
WordReference English Collocations © 2019

french

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. frenched [her, his girlfriend, a stranger]
  2. frenched her in [public, the park, the back row]
  3. frenched at the [movies, show, park]
  4. frenched (each other) for the first time
  5. french the (green) beans
  6. french the [beans] [with] a [julienne slicer, mandoline]
  7. ask [the, your] butcher to french the [chops, ribs]
  8. french [the chops, ribs]
  9. frenched [with, using] a (sharp) knife
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