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to conquer or to die

French translation: Vaincre ou mourir

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English term or phrase:to conquer or to die
French translation:Vaincre ou mourir
Entered by: Germaine
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17:34 Jun 8, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: to conquer or to die
" to win or to die"
I know that you couold say something like "gagner ou mourir" but I dont know te work for conquer
Nichole
Vaincre ou mourir
Explanation:
est l'expression usuelle.

Conquer = conquérir = faire la conquête de... (habituellement, par la force, sauf s'il s'agit de faire la conquête de quelqu'un(e)... (enfin... j'espère!)

Ici, vaincre a le même sens et plus de force que "gagner".
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Germaine
Canada
Local time: 20:28
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navaincre ou mourir
Annick Pérocheau
naVaincre ou mourir
Germaine


  

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40 mins
Vaincre ou mourir


Explanation:
est l'expression usuelle.

Conquer = conquérir = faire la conquête de... (habituellement, par la force, sauf s'il s'agit de faire la conquête de quelqu'un(e)... (enfin... j'espère!)

Ici, vaincre a le même sens et plus de force que "gagner".


    souvenirs... souvenirs...
Germaine
Canada
Local time: 20:28
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 3733
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laniti: This is it
8 hrs

gcaddy
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8 hrs
vaincre ou mourir


Explanation:
tout à fait d'accord avec Germaine, c'est l'expression consacrée.


    same souvenirs
Annick Pérocheau
France
Local time: 02:28
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 83
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