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10 city FRENCH words and expressions to use when you are walking or driving down the street

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In this article, you are going to learn 10 useful city FRENCH words and expressions to use when you are walking or driving down the street. Let’s go !

1 – Une/la voiture = A/the car

Attention ! Une voiture sort du parking
Pay attention ! A car is coming out of the parking lot

2 – Une/la route = A/the road

Cette route va d’un bout à l’autre de la ville
This road goes from one end of the city to the other

3 – Un/le magasin = A/the shop

Il y a beaucoup de magasins dans cette rue
There are many shops on this street

4 – Un/le trottoir = A/the sidewalk

Les trottoirs sont petits dans cette partie de la ville
Sidewalks are small in this part of the city

5 – Un/le bus = A/the bus – – Un car/le car = A/the coach

Le bus part à 14 heures
The bus leaves at 2 PM

Nous prenons le car pour partir en vacances, nous allons à Paris
We take the bus to go on vacation, we go to Paris

6 – La/une place de parking = A/the parking space

Je vois une place de parking libre à côté du panneau publicitaire
I see a free parking space next to the advertising sign

7 – Une/l’église = A/the church

Depuis chez moi, je vois l’église du village
From home, I see the village church

8 – S’arrêter au feu rouge = Stop at the red light

La règle en voiture est de s’arrêter au feu rouge
The rule by car is to stop at the red light

9 – Courir pour attraper le bus = Run to catch the bus

Tous les matins je cours pour attraper le bus
Every morning I run to catch the bus

10 – Faire les courses = To go shopping

Je fais les courses aujourd’hui pour le repas de demain soir
I’m shopping today for tomorrow night’s meal

I hope you enjoyed to learn these city French words and expressions, and that they will be useful for your next trip to Paris 🙂

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