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Re: Tiki and French

From:Eldin Raigmore <eldin_raigmore@...>
Date:Saturday, April 15, 2006, 17:36
On Thu, 13 Apr 2006 20:23:00 -0500, Herman Miller <hmiller@...> wrote:
>* Distinguish between pairs of words like "savoir" and "connaître" >(which isn't the best example since many other European languages >distinguish these, at least the ones I'm familiar with, although they're >both "to know" in English). (How does French express "to know how", by >the way?) >[snip]
"to know how to do" = "savoir faire"; "know-how" (idiom) = "savoir-faire" (idiom). eldin