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casse-noisette

English translation of casse-noisette

nutcracker

The word 'casse-noisette' is used in French just like the English 'nutcracker'. It is primarily a tool for cracking nuts. However, it is also famous as the title of a well-known ballet by Tchaikovsky, 'Le Casse-Noisette'.


Example sentences using: casse-noisette

Mon casse-noisette est très vieux.

English translation of Mon casse-noisette est très vieux.

My nutcracker is very old.

This sentence describes the speaker's nutcracker using the adjective 'old'. 'Casse-noisette' refers to a tool used to crack nuts.

Le casse-noisette était dans la boîte.

English translation of Le casse-noisette était dans la boîte.

The nutcracker was in the box.

This sentence is a simple past tense statement indicating the location of the nutcracker.

J'ai perdu mon casse-noisette.

English translation of J'ai perdu mon casse-noisette.

I lost my nutcracker.

This sentence reflects the speaker's possession and subsequent loss of a nutcracker.

La performance du Casse-Noisette était exceptionnelle.

English translation of La performance du Casse-Noisette était exceptionnelle.

The performance of The Nutcracker was exceptional.

This sentence comments on the quality of a performance, likely a ballet, named 'The Nutcracker'.

Le Casse-Noisette est mon ballet préféré.

English translation of Le Casse-Noisette est mon ballet préféré.

The Nutcracker is my favorite ballet.

This sentence communicates the speaker's personal preference for 'The Nutcracker' ballet.

Aujourd'hui, j'ai acheté un nouveau casse-noisette.

English translation of Aujourd'hui, j'ai acheté un nouveau casse-noisette.

Today, I bought a new nutcracker.

This sentence informs about a recent purchase of a new nutcracker by the speaker.

J'aime le son que fait le casse-noisette.

English translation of J'aime le son que fait le casse-noisette.

I like the sound that the nutcracker makes.

This sentence expresses the speaker's enjoyment of the sound made by a nutcracker.

Ce casse-noisette a une histoire intéressante.

English translation of Ce casse-noisette a une histoire intéressante.

This nutcracker has an interesting history.

The speaker is indicating that a specific nutcracker has a story or history that is intriguing.

Mon ami a cassé le casse-noisette.

English translation of Mon ami a cassé le casse-noisette.

My friend broke the nutcracker.

This sentence lays blame for the damage to a nutcracker at the friend of the speaker.

Le Casse-Noisette commence à minuit.

English translation of Le Casse-Noisette commence à minuit.

The Nutcracker starts at midnight.

This sentence suggests the start time for a performance of 'The Nutcracker', in this case, midnight.

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