By Académie française
Dit-on Elle a l'air malin ou elle a l'air maligne ? D'ailleurs ou par ailleurs? Par contre ou en revanche ? Courbatu ou courbaturé ? Tout à coup ou tout d'un coup ? A l'attention de ou à l'intention de ? Ce qui reste ou ce qu'il reste ? Sabler ou sabrer le champagne ? À toutes ces interrogations, les académiciens et les linguistes du quai Conti apportent des réponses claires et passionnantes. Plus de one hundred fifty emplois fautifs, abus de sens, néologismes ou anglicismes sont ici exposés et rectifiés à travers des cas concrets et quotidiens. Un précieux ouvrage, un vif hommage à l'intelligence et aux subtilités de los angeles langue française.
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1. On Paula’s world map, she has circled the city of ( istanbul / Istanbul ) _______________________________. 2. It is Paula’s dream to travel to ( turkey / Turkey ) ______________________ some day and visit the Grand Bazaar. 3. This is an ancient city in the ( northwestern / Northwestern ) _________________________________ part of the country. 4. After seeing the Grand Bazaar, she wants to sail ( west / West ) _________________ across the Aegean Sea. 5. Greece lies on the other side of that ( sea / Sea ) ___________________.
Maggie has learned a lot about ( hinduism / Hinduism ) ____________________________. 2. Two of her good friends are ( hindus / Hindus ) ____________________________. 3. Maggie’s dad works for ( pacif ic bell / Pacif ic Bell ) ____________________________. 4. Maggie’s mother works for the ( social security administration / Social Security Administration ) _____________________________________________. 5. Maggie and her family practice ( christianity / Christianity ) ____________________________.
Of beets __________________________ B Rewrite each sentence, changing the boldfaced words to abbreviations. Be sure to punctuate the abbreviations correctly. 1. Roz invited Mister Anthony Byron Jones to her party.