Dress & Robe

So this translation of 'Elle a une robe rouge' could be either 'She has a red dress' or 'She has a red robe', right?

March 29, 2018


Dominion is right it is she has a red dress

March 29, 2018

in school they normally say that "robe" is dress in French, so the better translation would be "she has a red dress"

March 29, 2018

Interestingly, there are a few times when the French 'robe' is translated to English 'robe'.

'Le juge a une robe noire.' = 'The judge has a black robe'

I imagine this would also apply to academic dress (, so a graduate of York University would have a "red robe".

March 30, 2018

Yes! All of my words are golden.

March 29, 2018

i would rather use "she has a red dress"

March 29, 2018
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