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All about the French phrase "La nuit porte conseil"

Get ready to find out all the things you need to know about the basic proverb "La nuit porte conseil". It includes a complete definition of what it is and how to use it in everyday life with an audio example. Along with the useful stuff we added like literal meaning, dialogue example, slow pronunciation audio and more!

French to English translation

  • Translation : Sleep on it

  • Literal meaning : The night brings advice

  • Register : Neutral - Basic

Pronunciation guide



  • IPA : / la nɥi pɔʁtə kɔ̃sɛj /

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La clef USB perdue

The lost USB key

Emily a passé toute la journée à chercher sa clef USB perdue.
Emily spent the whole day looking for her lost USB key.
C'était très important, car toutes ses leçons étaient dessus.
It was very important, because all her lessons were on it.
Elle cherche partout, mais ne la trouve pas...
She searches everywhere, but couldn't find it...
Puis, le soir, elle décide d'appeler Philippe pour lui demander s'il avait la clef USB.
Then, in the evening, she decides to call Philippe to ask him if he had the USB key.
EmilyTu as vu ma clef USB ?
Have you seen my USB key?


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