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14:21 May 22, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: chat
chat noir
English translation:cat
chat noir means "black cat"
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chat noir means "black cat"

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agree  Sue Crocker: assuming that the context supports this literal translation
9 mins
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agree  Mirona Ciocirlie: The black cat is a bad omen in both France and UK so the literal translation should be all right anyway.
12 mins
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agree  lina Mavroudi
1 hr
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agree  luskie
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agree  Rita Bandinelli
19 hrs
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agree  spencer
21 hrs
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agree  xxxNicola Da Si: If it's a household cat...if not, maybe "wild cat" or "big cat" would be more appropriate...
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