All about the French phrase "La nuit porte conseil"

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French to English translation

Pronunciation guide

Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this proverb in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
La clef USB perdue
The lost USB key
Emily passa 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 chercha partout, mais ne la trouva pas…
She searched everywhere, but couldn’t find it…
Puis, le soir, elle décida d’appeler Philippe pour lui demander s’il avait la clef USB.
Then, in the evening, she decided to call Philippe to ask him if he had the USB key.
Emily:   Tu as vu ma clef USB ?
Have you seen my USB key?
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