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By Saul H. Rosenthal

Faux amis (or "false friends") are French phrases that glance and sound like English phrases yet have totally various meanings than what you predict, inflicting power misunderstandings and awkward situations.

French fake Amis: The mixed Book can help you stay away from those embarrassing misunderstandings. It's written in conversational language and it's effortless and enjoyable to learn. You'll learn the way every one French be aware differs from the English one and notice it used accurately in instance sentences. And you'll locate that you'll study every one of these fake amis with no need to consciously memorize them, just because they're so interesting.

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Are doing ½̫̥-̡Ӻ (he) is making Ԉ̛½̯-̴ I am throwing (going to throw) ̯ҡ; what? ) ̸̡̱̟-̴ (I) am off ̧̛̱-̡ friend ̷̢̱̬̩̯̥-̡ worry! (sc. Ԟabout itӦ) ̷̳̱-̫̩ oѾ̠ҝ̩̝ any noise Vocabulary to be learnt ж̧̣̤Ӭ the truth ъ̴̡̟̟ I; I at least/for my part ̫Ѿ̠ҝ̩ nothing ̫̩҄ so, then, really, therefore ̯ҡ; what? ) 12 Part One: Athens at sea E ὁ໌ μὲν ໍ῾Ηγέστρατος φεύγει κάτωθεν, οἱ໌ δὲ ໍναῦται βοηθοῦσι καὶ τὸν⁀ ῾Ηγέστρατον διώκουσιν. ἄνω μένει ὁ⁀Ζηνόθεμις. ὁ໌ μὲν ໍ῾Ηγέστρατος πρὸς⁀τὸν⁀Ζηνόθεμιν βλέπει, ὁ໌ δὲ ໍΖηνόθεμις πρὸς⁀τοὺς⁀ναύτας.

They make many prayers προσ-έρχ-εται (it) advances προσ-έρχ-ονται (they) advance τὰς θυσί-ας the sacrifices τὰς ναῦς their ships ταχέ-ως quickly τέλος finally τῇ ναυμαχί-ᾳ the naval battle τὴν Ἑλλάδα Greece τὴν πατρίδα the(ir) fatherland τὴν πόλιν the city τὴν τόλμ-αν their courage τὴν ὕβριν the aggression τοῖς θεοῖς to the gods τὸ πλῆθος superior numbers τῶν Ἀθηναί-ων of the Athenians τῶν Ἑλλήνων of the Greeks τῶν θε-ῶν of the gods τῶν Περσ-ῶν of the Persians τῶν στρατηγ-ῶν of their generals ὑπὲρ τῆς ἐλευθερί-ας for freedom φόβ-ος, ὁ fear (2a) φοβ-οῦνται (they) fear Vocabulary to be learnt ἀγαθός ή όν good, noble, courageous Ἀθηναῖος, ὁ Athenian (2a) ἀπορέ-ω be at a loss; have no resources βέβαιος ᾱ oν secure βραδέως slowly νῑκάω win, defeat ὅσος η oν how great!

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