Grin

French translation: sourire

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English term or phrase:Grin
French translation:sourire
Entered by: Samanda

09:17 Dec 29, 2000
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
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English term or phrase: Grin
Is there a more colorful word in French that can correspond to our word "grin?"
Samanda
sourire
Explanation:
In French you will have to use qualifiers in order to attain the desired result such as:

sourire moqueur = a teasing grin
sourire narquois = a mocking grin
large sourire = a grin from ear to ear

hope this helps.
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nasourire
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sourire


Explanation:
In French you will have to use qualifiers in order to attain the desired result such as:

sourire moqueur = a teasing grin
sourire narquois = a mocking grin
large sourire = a grin from ear to ear

hope this helps.



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Maryse Benhoff
Local time: 03:23
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