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French translation of ‘the’

Word Frequency







the

[ˈðə
, ˈðiː
]

definite article

1.  (gen) le mla fl’ (before word beginning with a vowel or before mute h)les mfpl

the boy le garçon
the girl la fille
the ink l’encre
the history of the world l’histoire du monde
the children les enfants
Give it to the postman. Donne-le au facteur.
to play the piano jouer du piano
to play the flute jouer de la flûte
the rich and the poor les riches et les pauvres
the twenties les années vingt

2.  (in titles, with names)

Elizabeth the First Élisabeth Ire
Peter the Great Pierre le Grand
the Taylors les Taylor
3.  (per)

13 km to the litre 13 km au litre
2 dollars to the pound 2 dollars la livre

4.  (in comparisons)

the more … the more …

The more he works, the more he earns. Plus il travaille, plus il gagne de l’argent.
the sooner the better le plus tôt sera le mieux
5.  (stressed)

THE James Brown le célèbre James Brown
It’s THE colour to wear. C’est LA couleur à porter.
THE place to be

Camden Market is THE place to be at the weekend. Le marché de Camden est l’endroit où il faut être le week-end.
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Example Sentences Including ‘the’


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A couple of the terms used in the above letter may be confusing.


Tondeur, Keith Say Goodbye to Debt (1994)

Did you use the fee for something special?


Times, Sunday Times (2006)

If you’re picky about where you sit, pay your way to the front of the queue.


Times, Sunday Times (2007)

It did not provide comparative figures for the same quarter of last year.


Times, Sunday Times (2006)

The comparative disadvantage of these countries in production of labour-intensive manufactures was pronounced and pervasive.


Forstner, Helmut, Ballance, Robert Competing in a Global Economy (1990)

These relative opportunity costs are the basis of the definition of comparative advantage.


Maurice D. Levi International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983)

For the right, the army existed above all to defend their social and economic interests.


Paul Preston The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution and Revenge (2006 (1986))

Continue baking and rolling the brandy snaps until all the mixture is used.


The Sun (2016)

On the other hand, death is at the front of his mind.


Times, Sunday Times (2008)

Or rather the comparative lack of it.


Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Simply add two numbers that are next to each other, and write the numbers above them.


The Sun (2016)

That is how one maintains and enhances a competitive edge, the comparative advantages and the productive capacity of an economy.


Times, Sunday Times (2017)

Her tall figure was framed in the rectangle of the front door, the two side windows with their stained glass contributing to a triptych effect.


Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)

Now for the first time the sweet smell of the newly dead perfumed the warm streets.


Len Deighton Bomber (2006 (1970))

The brands could use alternatives, but plastic is cheap.


Times, Sunday Times (2016)

The French use the tag "pays’ in the same way.


Joanna Blythman SHOPPED: The Shocking Power of British Supermarkets (2004)

As you can see, anxiety reactions in the above context are essential to our survival.


MacEoin, Beth Healthy By Nature (1994)

The amino acids are called "the building blocks of life’ because the body uses them to rebuild and repair its tissues and organs.


Colette Harris, With Theresa Cheung PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)

A framed photograph stood at the front of the church.


Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Although a few people have moved back, it is too close to the front for safety.


Times, Sunday Times (2008)

But they will have to ask their teachers for the school’s comparative figures.


Times, Sunday Times (2007)

For many young people in inner cities, there is no alternative to the comparative safety of gang life.


Times, Sunday Times (2007)

So the collection is above your average high street price but not anywhere near international designer prices.


Times, Sunday Times (2016)

The Saudis are certainly not alone in the routine use of physical and mental brutality.


Times, Sunday Times (2006)

The front of the car is f***ed.


The Sun (2016)

The sources mentioned above are just as good if you want to spend 500 – some young artists are more expensive than others.


Times, Sunday Times (2006)

This is a unique opportunity, and why a successful trade deal should be at the front of the diplomatic queue for both governments.


Times, Sunday Times (2016)

The intention is that at least 50 per cent of the newly discovered natural gas will be exported.


Times, Sunday Times (2016)

The others in the group should help the interviewee prepare herself for any difficult questions (see the above exercise).


Lindenfield, Gael 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)

There is only one way to go about doing that, and that is to practise in front of the mirror by yourself.


Hambly, Dr Kenneth Banish Anxiety – how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)

Trends of ‘the’

Extremely Common. the is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary






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‘the’ in Other Languages

British English: the
/ðə, ðiː/ DETERMINER

referring to a specific person or thing You use the before a noun when it is clear which person or thing you are talking about.
It’s always hard to think about the future.
  • American English: the
  • Arabic: ال…
  • Brazilian Portuguese: o/os
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: taj
  • Czech: ten
  • Danish: den
  • Dutch: de
  • European Spanish: el
  • Finnish: NO TRANSLATION
  • French: le
  • German: der
  • Greek: ο
  • Italian: il
  • Japanese: その
  • Korean:
  • Norwegian: den
  • Polish: rodzajnik określony, nie tłumaczy się na język polski
  • European Portuguese: o/os
  • Romanian: -ul
  • Russian: этот
  • Spanish: el
  • Swedish: den
  • Thai: คำนำหน้านามชี้เฉพาะ
  • Turkish: no translation
  • Ukrainian: означений артикль
  • Vietnamese: đó
British English: the /ðə, ðiː/ DETERMINER

with singular noun referring to things of that type generally You use the before a noun to talk about things of that type in general.
The computer has developed very quickly in recent years.
  • American English: the
  • Arabic: …ال
  • Brazilian Portuguese: o, os
  • Chinese: 用于名词前表示代指同一类事物
  • Croatian: taj
  • Czech: to
  • Danish: dennone needed in Danish
  • Dutch: de (het)
  • European Spanish: el
  • Finnish: määräinen artikkeli
  • French: le
  • German: der
  • Greek: το
  • Italian: il, lo, la, i, gli, le
  • Japanese: 一般的な物について話すときに使われる
  • Korean: 일반적인 것
  • Norwegian: den
  • Polish: rodzajnik określony, nie tłumaczy się na język polski
  • European Portuguese: o
  • Romanian: -ul
  • Russian: (определенный артикль)
  • Spanish: el
  • Swedish: den
  • Thai: สิ่งนั้น
  • Turkish: n/a
  • Ukrainian: означений артикль
  • Vietnamese: này

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Translation of the from the
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