La Manche


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La Manche

(French la mɑ̃ʃ)
n
(Placename) See Manche2
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Le match aller est prevu a Alger entre le 4 et le 6 mars 2016 avant de se rendre a Lome pour la manche retour qui aura lieu entre le 18 et le 20 mars 2016.
Il faut dire que souvent, ce sont les enfants qui tirent la manche des parents, attires par une couleur ou par un vetement qui leur a plu.
It is just that their hours of toil seem far shorter than those this side of la Manche.
Le 600eme Grand Prix de Williams F1 tombe sur la manche a domicile de l'equipe de Grove, a l'occasion du GP de Silverstone.
Superb value wine now comes from Navarra, Castilla and La Manche, and a look along the shelves will show many bargains.
This is the mother and father of all trips from la Manche to the Med for Caen and they go there dismissed as a 9-2 shot.
We need to remember the medieval idea of resigning oneself to hell (the resignation ad infernum), "to be willing to march into hell for a heavenly cause" as Wasserman, Darion, and Leigh put it in their Man of La Manche.
New research found that life on the other side of La Manche is much better than in Ireland on almost every level including lifespan, health, retirement age, holidays and sunshine hours.
B ritish fashion is enjoying an entente cordiale with French style this spring, borrowing a few of the classic elements from our neighbours across La Manche.
Sarkozy was reportedly outraged that Jean Charbonniaud, the prefect in the northern La Manche region and Philippe Bourgade, its police chief, had not deployed enough officers to keep 3,000 protesters at bay when he visited the town of Saint LE[sup.
Breakfast in Britain is turning into petit dejeuner as products normally associated with our Gallic cousins develop increasing appeal this side of La Manche.
QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 The senses of touch; 2 You Only Live Twice(1967); 3 Larry Page and Sergey Brin; 4 The duck; 5 La Gioconda by Ponchielli; 6 Wigan; 7 Four: 11, 13, 17 and 19; 8 lles de la Manche, or lles Angola-Normandes; 9 Gandhi; 10 Wellington.