Merci Sentence Examples
The French word, except in such phrases as Dieu merci, sans merci, is principally used in the sense of "thanks," and is seen in the old English expression "gramercy," i.e.
His Belle Dame sans merci was translated into English by Sir Richard Ros about 1640, with an introduction of his own; and Clement Marot and Octavien de Saint-Gelais, writing fifty years after his death, find many fair words for the old poet, their master and predecessor.
This was followed by the Debat du reveille-matin, La Belle Dame sans merci, and others.
In the orchestral ballad, La Belle Dame sans Merci, he touches the note of weird pathos, and in the nautical overture Britannia his sense of humour stands revealed.
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But the mature Gibson is no longer obsessed, as he was in Case's day, by La belle dame sans merci.
In 1816 Hunt published Keats's sonnet O solitude in the Examiner and in 1821 La Belle Dame sans Merci in the Indicator.
In 1816 Hunt published Keats 's sonnet O Solitude in the Examiner and in 1821 La Belle Dame sans Merci in the Indicator.
This gesture, as well as thanking them (merci beaucoup madame/monsieur) after they have helped you, is a must.
Before opening the door, turn and find the shopkeeper/host/hostess and say au revoir madame/monsieur or merci madame/monsieur…au revoir!.Advertisement
This gesture, as well as thanking them (merci beaucoup madame/monsieur) after they have helped you are a must.
You can shorten this to simply "merci", which is less formal.
The pronunciation of merci beaucoup can be approximated as 'mare-see bo-KOO'.
Perhaps you already know some words in French, like bonjour and merci.