French Lessons: D

English - French Dictionary

d’accord
in accord; agreed; sure; OK; of course

d’ailleurs 
moreover, might I add

débâcle
an event or enterprise that ends suddenly and disastrously, often with humiliating consequences

de nouveau
again; anew

de règle
according to custom

de rigueur
required or expected, especially in fashion or etiquette

de trop
excessive, “too much”

dépôt
a deposit (as in geology or banking), a storehouse, or a transportation hub (bus depot)

déjà vu
“already seen”: an impression or illusion of having seen or experienced something before.

dernier cri
the latest fashion; literally “latest scream”

désolé
sorry

divertissement
an amusing diversion; entertainment

douceur de vivre
“sweetness of life”

du coup  
as a result

du jour
said of something fashionable or hip for a day and quickly forgotten; today’s choice on the menu, as soup du jour, literally “of the day”

du jour au lendemain  
overnight

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2 responses to “French Lessons: D

  1. Merci bien for the vocabulary lesson. A nice blend of words, especially the slightly slang terms. Good luck on your Paris goal!

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