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Sentence

L'école est à gauche.

Translation

The school is on the left.

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).
école
     1. n. school
est
     1. adj. east
     2. n. east
     3. v. Third-person singular present indicative of être
     être
          1. v. to be
          2. v. (auxiliary) Used to form the perfect and pluperfect tense of certain verbs (including all reflexive verbs)
          3. v. (auxiliary) to be (Used to form the passive voice)
          4. n. being, creature
à
     1. prep. to (destination)
     2. prep. to (until)
     3. prep. on the, to (some directions)
     4. prep. at (said of a particular time)
     5. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
     6. prep. of (belonging to)
     7. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
     8. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
     9. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
     10. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
     11. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
     12. prep. by
     13. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
     14. prep. from, (used to name the provenance or owner of something).
gauche
     1. adj. awkward, gawky
     2. adj. left
     3. n. the left, the left-hand side
     4. n. (boxing) a left-hander, a southpaw
à gauche
     1. phrase. on the left
     2. phrase. to the left


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