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This neighborhood is small

Ce quartier est petit

a neighborhood - un quartier

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The refrigerator is in the kitchen

Le frigidaire est dans la cuisine

a refrigerator - un frigidaire

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There is too much water in the sink

Il y a trop d'eau dans l'évier

a sink - un évier. Note that the word for "a bathroom sink" is un lavabo.

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I'm emptying the bathroom sink

Je suis en train de vider le lavabo

to empty - vider

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The kitchen is clean

La cuisine est propre

clean - propre. For this adjective to mean "clean," you should use it after the noun: une cuisine propre is "a clean kitchen." Propre takes on a different, possessive meaning when used before the noun.

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The bathroom is large

La salle de bain est grande

a bathroom - une salle de bain

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She's taking a shower

Elle prend une douche

a shower - une douche. Note that the verb doucher can mean "to shower" or "to wash" something.

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Do you take a shower every day?

Prends-tu une douche tous les jours?

every day - tous les jours

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I'm going to the bathroom

Je vais aux toilettes

the toilet, the bathroom - les toilettes. Note that in French the word for "toilet" is always plural. Also note that à le becomes au and à les becomes aux.

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He washes his car

Il lave sa voiture

to wash - laver

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The car is dirty

La voiture est sale

dirty - sale

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My brother speaks French all the time

Mon frère parle français tout le temps

all the time - tout le temps. Note that temps means both "time" and "weather."

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You guys sully the kitchen all the time

Vous salissez la cuisine tout le temps

to soil, to sully - salir

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We're eating in the dining room

Nous mangeons dans la salle à manger

a dining room - une salle à manger. Note that for the first-person plural of manger, the "e" is kept in the stem.

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Are you doing the dishes?

Est-ce que tu fais la vaisselle?

to do the dishes - faire la vaisselle. There are several household-related faire expressions. Others include faire les courses ("to run errands" or "to go shopping"), faire le ménage ("to do housework"), and faire la lessive/le linge ("to do the laundry").

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It's a great chair

C'est une chaise magnifique

a chair - une chaise. Note that "a seat" would be un siège.

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I'm sitting in the dining room

Je m'assieds dans la salle à manger

to sit - s'asseoir. Note that this is a reflexive verb, which we will talk more about elsewhere.

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We are deciding to leave tonight

Nous décidons de partir ce soir

to decide - décider. This verb should be followed by the preposition de.

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This chair is too hard

Cette chaise est trop dure

hard - dur. Note that dur can also be used to mean "difficult," just like the word "hard" in English.

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He pulls the door

Il tire la porte

to pull (out) - tirer. Note the feminine noun for "door," porte.

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We're in the living room

Nous sommes dans le salon

a living room - un salon

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The baby can walk

Le bébé peut marcher

a baby - un bébé

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I sleep on the couch

Je dors sur le canapé

a couch, a sofa - un canapé. The masculine nouns sofa and divan would also work here.

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The baby is sleeping in his crib

Le bébé dort dans son berceau

a crib - un berceau

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How much does the sofa cost? It's free

Combien coûte le canapé? Il est gratuit

free (of cost) - gratuit. The feminine form is gratuite. The invariable adjective gratis is an alternative. Note that C'est gratuit would also work here.

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I like to watch television

J'aime regarder la télévision

to watch - regarder. Note that télévision is a feminine noun.

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They have a new couch

Ils ont un nouveau divan

new - nouveau. The plural masculine form is nouveaux, while the feminine form is nouvelle(s). Depending on context, nouveau can sometimes mean "another."

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The living room floor is clean

Le sol du salon est propre

the floor - le sol

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I have a new rug for the bathroom

J'ai un nouveau tapis pour la salle de bain

a rug, a carpet - un tapis

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I'm taking the stairs

Je prends les escaliers

stairs, staircase - escalier(s). The plural escaliers refers to "stairs" or "steps." The singular escalier would translate more accurately to "staircase."