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la vie

English translation of la vie

life

The French word 'la vie' translates to 'life' in English. It is used in the same way as in English, to refer to either the existence of an individual/entity or the experience of living. It can be used in various contexts, such as discussing lifestyle ('style de vie') or life span ('durée de vie'). Pay close attention to gender when using 'la vie' in a sentence, as it is feminine in French.


Example sentences using: la vie

La vie est un mystère.

English translation of La vie est un mystère.

Life is a mystery.

This phrase suggests that life is full of unknowns and surprises. 'Un mystère' means 'a mystery'.

C'est la vie.

English translation of C'est la vie.

That's life.

This phrase is often used to signify acceptance of a disappointing or unfavorable situation, similar to 'Such is life' in English.

J'adore la vie.

English translation of J'adore la vie.

I love life.

In this sentence, 'J'adore' translates as 'I love', expressing a strong affection for life.

La vie est courte.

English translation of La vie est courte.

Life is short.

This phrase is usually meant to encourage living life to the fullest, as it's short. 'Courte' means 'short' in French.

La vie est douce.

English translation of La vie est douce.

Life is sweet.

This sentence suggests an appreciation for the joys and pleasures of life. 'Douce' translates to 'sweet'.

La vie est dure.

English translation of La vie est dure.

Life is hard.

This phrase acknowledges the challenges and difficulties of life. 'Dure' translates to 'hard' in English.

La vie est pleine de surprises.

English translation of La vie est pleine de surprises.

Life is full of surprises.

This phrase indicates that life is unpredictable and can bring unexpected events. 'Pleine de surprises' translates to 'full of surprises'.

La vie est précieuse.

English translation of La vie est précieuse.

Life is precious.

This phrase suggests that life is valuable and should be treasured. 'Précieuse' means 'precious' in French.

La vie est une aventure.

English translation of La vie est une aventure.

Life is an adventure.

This statement can be used to mean that life is full of exciting, unexpected events, similar to an adventure. 'Une aventure' translates to 'an adventure'.

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