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14:21 Nov 12, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: concerve
it is used in the sentence
une boite de concerve avec ecritrue en francaise
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Summary of answers provided
5canned or tinned foodxxxR.J.Chadwick
4A food can labelled in FrenchxxxArchipelago
4A can
Hans Hereijgers
4a tin/can written in French / with french instructionsJH Trads
4tin (UK), can (US)Sandra Schlatter


  

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tin (UK), can (US)


Explanation:
boite de conserve = (food) tin or can

...labelled in French

Sandra Schlatter
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a tin/can written in French / with french instructions


Explanation:
HTH

JH Trads
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A can


Explanation:
une boîte à conserve =
a can/a tin (= a metal container in which food or drink is preserved without air). 'Tin', by the way, is British English

the rest of the sentence means the label on the can/tin is written in French.

Hope it helps.



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Hans Hereijgers
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A food can labelled in French


Explanation:
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xxxArchipelago
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canned or tinned food


Explanation:
See The Collins Paperback French Dictionary © 1995 HarperCollins Publishers:-


conserve [kÃsRv()]
(nf)(gén pl) canned or tinned (BRIT) food;

boîte [bwat]
(nf)box;
aliments en ~ canned or tinned (BRIT) foods;
~ de sardines/petits pois can or tin (BRIT) of sardines/peas;
~ de conserves can or tin (BRIT) (of food);


xxxR.J.Chadwick
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