le nez qui coule; des nez...

French translation: nez qui coule

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English term or phrase:le nez qui coule; des nez...
French translation:nez qui coule
Entered by: FX Fraipont

18:10 Sep 16, 2019
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English term or phrase: le nez qui coule; des nez...
Student project for signage in a factory announcing reasons for hygienic hand washing.

The source has a list of common sources of germs including "runny noses."

In French, I don't think it sounds normal in plural and I can't find any usages of something like "des nez qui coulent."

So even though the rest of the list is plural nouns (des tables, des téléphones, des couches sales, des aliments crus, etc.) will I use singular "le nez qui coule" or choose another euphemism? mouchoirs usagés?

Merci.
Jenifer Bluhm
United States
Local time: 23:18
nez qui coule
Explanation:
singular, and skip the definite article for the whole list : tables, téléphones, ...
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nez qui coule


Explanation:
singular, and skip the definite article for the whole list : tables, téléphones, ...

FX Fraipont
Belgium
Local time: 05:18
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agree  Hélène OShea
24 mins

agree  Franck Sarrazin
1 hr

agree  B D Finch: Each person has one nose!
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