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Le vent emporte les fleurs.

Translation

The wind blows away the flowers.



Analysis


le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
vent
     1. n. Atmospheric wind.
     2. n. (euphemistic) A flatulence.
     3. n. Empty words, hot air.
emporte
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of emporter
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of emporter
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of emporter
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of emporter
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of emporter
     emporter
          1. v. to take
          2. v. to win
          3. v. to take away, to blow away, to carry away
          4. v. to take away
          5. v. , passage=Il lui parut convenable et nécessaire, aussi bien pour l’éclat de sa gloire que pour le service de son pays, de se faire chevalier errant, de s’en aller par le monde, avec son cheval et ses
          6. v. (reflexive, s'emporter) to get angry; to lose one's temper; to flare up
les
     1. art. plural of le: the
     2. art. plural of la: the
     3. pron. plural of le: them
     4. pron. plural of la: them
fleurs
     1. n. plural of fleur
     fleur
          1. n. An example of epibolium flowers (fleurs d’épilobes)
          2. n. (botany) Flower; bloom; blossom; collectively, the reproductive organs and the envelope which surrounds them in angiosperms (also called flowering plants).
          3. n. (by metonymy) Flowering plant; angiosperm; the plant with flowers itself.
          4. n. (figuratively) A kind favor given by one person to another.
          5. n. (figuratively) The best of something.
          6. n. (by metaphor) The virginity of a woman.
          7. n. (archaic, chemistry) Substances with a state of purity or extreme separation, produced by sublimation.


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