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en In the department store   »   fr Dans le grand magasin

52 [fifty-two]

In the department store

In the department store

52 [cinquante-deux]

Dans le grand magasin

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Shall we go to the department store? Si -ous ---ions---ns--e gran- ----s---? Si nous allions dans le grand magasin ? S- n-u- a-l-o-s d-n- l- g-a-d m-g-s-n ? --------------------------------------- Si nous allions dans le grand magasin ? 0
I have to go shopping. Je--ois --ire --s-c---ses. Je dois faire des courses. J- d-i- f-i-e d-s c-u-s-s- -------------------------- Je dois faire des courses. 0
I want to do a lot of shopping. Je --ux---h-te-----uc--p -e----se. Je veux acheter beaucoup de chose. J- v-u- a-h-t-r b-a-c-u- d- c-o-e- ---------------------------------- Je veux acheter beaucoup de chose. 0
Where are the office supplies? O--sont-l-s -r-i--e- d- b-r--u ? Où sont les articles de bureau ? O- s-n- l-s a-t-c-e- d- b-r-a- ? -------------------------------- Où sont les articles de bureau ? 0
I need envelopes and stationery. J--- -e-o-- d-----l-ppe------- -a--er --le-tr-. J’ai besoin d’enveloppes et de papier à lettre. J-a- b-s-i- d-e-v-l-p-e- e- d- p-p-e- à l-t-r-. ----------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’enveloppes et de papier à lettre. 0
I need pens and markers. J’ai -e--in-d- stylo---t--e-fe----s. J’ai besoin de stylos et de feutres. J-a- b-s-i- d- s-y-o- e- d- f-u-r-s- ------------------------------------ J’ai besoin de stylos et de feutres. 0
Where is the furniture? Où--on- -----e-b-e- ? Où sont les meubles ? O- s-n- l-s m-u-l-s ? --------------------- Où sont les meubles ? 0
I need a cupboard and a chest of drawers. J-a--be--i---’un- --moir- -t --une-com-o--. J’ai besoin d’une armoire et d’une commode. J-a- b-s-i- d-u-e a-m-i-e e- d-u-e c-m-o-e- ------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’une armoire et d’une commode. 0
I need a desk and a bookshelf. J-a------i--d’u- ------ et--’un-----g-re. J’ai besoin d’un bureau et d’une étagère. J-a- b-s-i- d-u- b-r-a- e- d-u-e é-a-è-e- ----------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’un bureau et d’une étagère. 0
Where are the toys? O---o-t-les-j---t--? Où sont les jouets ? O- s-n- l-s j-u-t- ? -------------------- Où sont les jouets ? 0
I need a doll and a teddy bear. J’---b-soi---’-ne--o--é- -t--’u- o--s e--pel---e. J’ai besoin d’une poupée et d’un ours en peluche. J-a- b-s-i- d-u-e p-u-é- e- d-u- o-r- e- p-l-c-e- ------------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’une poupée et d’un ours en peluche. 0
I need a football and a chess board. J--- --soi- ------a-lo---e-foot--t d-----eu --éch-c. J’ai besoin d’un ballon de foot et d’un jeu d’échec. J-a- b-s-i- d-u- b-l-o- d- f-o- e- d-u- j-u d-é-h-c- ---------------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’un ballon de foot et d’un jeu d’échec. 0
Where are the tools? O- -on- l-- -uti-s ? Où sont les outils ? O- s-n- l-s o-t-l- ? -------------------- Où sont les outils ? 0
I need a hammer and a pair of pliers. J’ai-besoi--d’u--m--t--u -t--’-ne -in--. J’ai besoin d’un marteau et d’une pince. J-a- b-s-i- d-u- m-r-e-u e- d-u-e p-n-e- ---------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’un marteau et d’une pince. 0
I need a drill and a screwdriver. J------soin -’u---p--c--se -t-d’-- -o-r-e---. J’ai besoin d’une perceuse et d’un tournevis. J-a- b-s-i- d-u-e p-r-e-s- e- d-u- t-u-n-v-s- --------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’une perceuse et d’un tournevis. 0
Where is the jewellery / jewelry (am.) department? O---o-t-l-s-b-j--x ? Où sont les bijoux ? O- s-n- l-s b-j-u- ? -------------------- Où sont les bijoux ? 0
I need a chain and a bracelet. J’-- be-o-n -’u-- --aî---et----- -rac---t. J’ai besoin d’une chaîne et d’un bracelet. J-a- b-s-i- d-u-e c-a-n- e- d-u- b-a-e-e-. ------------------------------------------ J’ai besoin d’une chaîne et d’un bracelet. 0
I need a ring and earrings. J--- --soi---’-n- --g-e-e---- bou-l---d-orei---s. J’ai besoin d’une bague et de boucles d’oreilles. J-a- b-s-i- d-u-e b-g-e e- d- b-u-l-s d-o-e-l-e-. ------------------------------------------------- J’ai besoin d’une bague et de boucles d’oreilles. 0

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