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un soulier

Figanieres, Var, France (c) Kristin Espinasse 
un soulier (sool-yay) noun, masculine
1. a shoe

Expression
être dans ses petits souliers = to feel awkward or ill at ease

Proverb
Mieux vaut user des souliers que des draps.
Better to wear out the shoes than the sheets.


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A Day in a French Life...

(The story that originally appeared here, along with the French vocabulary, below, is now a part of this book!)

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*References: one kilometer on foot, it wears, it wears... it wears down the shoes, two... three kilometers on foot...; la bagnole (f) = car; l'éspace (m) = space; voyons = let's see; la fugue (f) = running away; le trottoir (m) = sidewalk; l'église (f) = church; le soulier (m) = shoe

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