Le lever du soleil dans la baie d'Agay/Daybreak at Agay's bay
le lendemain (lahnd-man) noun, masculine
1. the next day, the day after
2. tomorrow, the future
du jour au lendemain = suddenly
des lendemains qui chantent = a brighter future
le lendemain de cuite = the morning after the night before (hangover)
triste comme un lendemain de fête = "sad as a day after a party," very sad
une aventure sans lendemain = a fling, a one-night-stand
Il ne faut pas remettre au lendemain ce qu'on peut faire le jour même.
Do not put off to tomorrow what can be done today.
Citation du Jour
L'inquiétude ne chasse pas le chagrin du lendemain; elle prive aujourd'hui de sa force.
Worry does not chase away tomorrow's grief; it deprives today of its power. --Corrie Ten Boom
A Day in a French Life...
The story that originally appeared here is now part of this book!
French vocabulary: le phare (m) = lighthouse; la dédicace (f) = inscription; la balade (f) = stroll, walk; la famille (f) = family; Salut, Maman. Bonjour, Chérie = Hello, Mom. Hi, Darling; une poignée (f) = a handful; la carte (f) = card; "Happy (Mother's) Day to the best of moms. We are so lucky to have you."; le va-et-vient (m) = comings and goings
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