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bateau – French expression

bateau - French expression


un bateau à Paris

What does the French word ‘ bateau ’ mean? How is it used in a sentence? Listen to Anne's AUDIO.

un bateau - a boat. That's a noun. As an adjective, bateau means  cliché, hackneyed, stereotyped.

  • « Aimer, c'est regarder dans la même direction: cette phrase de Saint-Ex est vraiment trop bateau. »
  • "To love is to look in the same direction: this sentence by Saint-Ex is too cliché, really"

Related:  Other French expressions .

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