un certain nombre de livres

English translation: a number of books

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French term or phrase:un certain nombre de livres
English translation:a number of books
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07:54 Jan 17, 2003
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French term or phrase: un certain nombre de livres
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Je possède un certain nombre de livres.

I am asking this because English is not my native language!
xxxxxxMLemaire
a number of books
Explanation:
I own a number of books ("certain" not necessary)
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Lanna Castellano
Local time: 19:53
Grading comment
Mais oui!

Michel
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5 +1a number of books
Lanna Castellano
4a certain amount of books
Andrei Albu


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
a certain amount of books


Explanation:
I have/own a certain amount of books.

Andrei Albu
Romania
Local time: 21:53
Native speaker of: Native in RomanianRomanian
Grading comment
amount of water/number of books!
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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
a number of books


Explanation:
I own a number of books ("certain" not necessary)

Lanna Castellano
Local time: 19:53
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Mais oui!

Michel

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