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belle lurette means ages

belle lurette - French expression


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What does the French expression ' belle lurette ' mean? How is it used in a sentence?

belle lurette – beautiful lurette. Lurette is a French made up word. belle lurette means "ages". It’s mostly used in the expression “Il y a belle lurette” and that means “it’s been ages since…”

  • « Il y a belle lurette que je ne répare plus ma voiture. »
  • "It’s been ages since I’ve repaired my car."

Related: Expressing time . Place of adjectives .

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