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livre

English translation of livre

book

The French word for 'book' is 'livre'. It is used in the same context as in English, referring to a bound collection of sheets of paper, parchment, or similar materials. It can be related to a variety of genres - from novels and non-fiction works to textbooks and manuals.


Example sentences using: livre

J'ai prêté mon livre à mon ami.

English translation of J'ai prêté mon livre à mon ami.

I lent my book to my friend.

The sentence discusses a person lending their book to a friend, where 'livre' refers to the book that was lent.

J'aime lire un bon livre le soir.

English translation of J'aime lire un bon livre le soir.

I like to read a good book in the evening.

This sentence is said by someone who enjoys reading and has a habit of reading good books in the evening. The word 'livre' here refers to a book.

Elle a écrit un livre sur son voyage.

English translation of Elle a écrit un livre sur son voyage.

She wrote a book about her journey.

In this sentence, the speaker is referring to a woman who wrote a book about her travels. The word 'livre' in this context refers to a written work capturing her experiences.

Il est en train de chercher son livre préféré.

English translation of Il est en train de chercher son livre préféré.

He is looking for his favorite book.

This sentence refers to someone searching for his favorite book. The 'livre' mentioned here is that favorite book.

J'ai acheté ce livre la semaine dernière.

English translation of J'ai acheté ce livre la semaine dernière.

I bought this book last week.

This sentence is about a book that the speaker bought in the previous week. This 'livre' is the book that was purchased.

Ce livre est l'un de mes préférés.

English translation of Ce livre est l'un de mes préférés.

This book is one of my favourites.

This sentence conveys the speaker's strong liking for the book in question, the 'livre'.

Elle a perdu son livre en rentrant de l'école.

English translation of Elle a perdu son livre en rentrant de l'école.

She lost her book while returning from school.

In this sentence, the word 'livre' refers to a book that a school girl has lost on her way home from school.

J'ai trouvé votre livre dans la bibliothèque.

English translation of J'ai trouvé votre livre dans la bibliothèque.

I found your book in the library.

This shows the speaker telling someone they found their book ('livre') in the library.

Mon frère m'a donné ce livre.

English translation of Mon frère m'a donné ce livre.

My brother gave me this book.

This sentence is about a book ('livre') that the speaker's brother gave to them.

Je trouve que ce livre est très intéressant.

English translation of Je trouve que ce livre est très intéressant.

This sentence is used when someone is expressing their opinion about a book they found to be very engaging or thought-provoking. The 'livre' is the book they are referring to.

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