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taille

English translation of taille

size

The French word 'taille' is used to denote the size or dimensions of an object or person. It can be used in sentences like 'Quelle est votre taille de vêtements?' which translates to 'What is your clothing size?'. Remember, it is pronounced as tɑj in native French.


Example sentences using: taille

Quelle est ta taille?

English translation of Quelle est ta taille?

What is your size?

This expression is often used when someone wants to know the other person's clothing or body size.

La taille n'est pas importante.

English translation of La taille n'est pas importante.

Size does not matter.

We can use this phrase to explain that the physical size of something (or someone) is not significant or influential.

Je dois mesurer la taille de ce paquet.

English translation of Je dois mesurer la taille de ce paquet.

I need to measure the size of this package.

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Il a une taille moyenne.

English translation of Il a une taille moyenne.

He is of average height.

Here, 'taille' is referring to a person's height.

Ta taille de pantalon est de trente-deux.

English translation of Ta taille de pantalon est de trente-deux.

Your pants size is thirty-two.

In this sentence, 'taille' refers to the waist measurement used for pant sizes.

Elle a une belle taille.

English translation of Elle a une belle taille.

She has a beautiful waistline.

'Taille' here is used to describe a person's waistline.

La taille des enfants grandit rapidement.

English translation of La taille des enfants grandit rapidement.

Children's sizes grow quickly.

This sentence discusses how children physically grow and develop at fast rates.

Jai eu du mal à trouver ma taille.

English translation of Jai eu du mal à trouver ma taille.

I had trouble finding my size.

This sentence is often used in the context of shopping, particularly when someone has difficulty finding their clothing size.

Il est de taille moyenne avec des cheveux bruns.

English translation of Il est de taille moyenne avec des cheveux bruns.

He is of average size with brown hair.

This sentence is a direct description of a person including their height ('taille') and hair color.

Je pense que la taille est trop grande.

English translation of Je pense que la taille est trop grande.

I think the size is too big.

'Taille' is used here to refer to the size of an object and the speaker thinks it's larger than necessary.

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