FYW 232: Sur / dessus, sous / dessous, etc.
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What's the difference between SUR and DESSUS, or SOUS and DESSOUS? Can they be used interchangeably? In this episode we'll see how to use these words in sentences, along with more examples and a vocabulary booster! Vocabulary and Spelling of the French Words mentioned in this episode Le livre est sur la table. Il est dessus. Sur, dessus Sous, dessous (underneath, below, on the bottom / back side) Dans, dedans. J'ai oublié les clés dans la voiture. J'ai oublié les clés dedans ! Hors de, dehors. Le kangourou saute hors de la poche de sa maman. Il joue dehors. Sortir dehors, rentrer dedans = pléonasmes En face de, en face A droite / gauche de, à droite / gauche Devant Derrière Le dessus, le dessous (un dessous de verre) Les dessous: underwear; (of a case) secrets , what lies behind, underlying facts Dessous de bras : armpit, under arm Dessous de plat : trivet Dessous de verre : coaster
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