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What is 'stand up' in French?

There is no exact verb for 'standing' in French. We use several verbs, i.e. 1. Se tenir debout 2. Être debout 3. Se lever 4. Se mettre debout 5. Se dresser (MORE)

Why are the French called 'frogs'?

The nicknames "frogs" or "froggies" seem to take their root in English propaganda around the days of the French revolution. At the time France and England were enemies, France (MORE)

Where are the right angles on the arc de triomphe?

Each of the four pillars has a rectangular shape at ground level. There you could find a square angle (vertical side of the pillar + horizontal surface of the ground), and a s (MORE)

What are the most interesting and impressive features and details of the arc de triomphe?

The Arc de Triomphe is the second-largest triumphal arch is existence, after a modern one built in North Korea. Its size, the fact that is is made out of white limestone, wei (MORE)

What are facts about the arc de triomphe?

- Napoleon Bonaparte commissioned the Arc de Triomphe to commemorate and honor his victories. - The construction of the Arc de Triomphe started in 1806. It was halted at (MORE)