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"Les bébés ont souvent de grosses joues."

Translation:Babies often have fat cheeks.

April 22, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dotty367812

chubby is the same as fat but is more usual when applied to children


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dnhunter

It's more usual to say they have chubby cheeks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Marianne295784

"Babies often have chubby cheeks." is a sentence one might hear. It would evoke images of a cute, wholesome, smiling child. To call a baby's cheeks "fat" would be considered very rude and offensive.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Martyn413385

To end up with the usual English description of "chubby cheeks" I think the French might be "Les bébés ont souvent les joues potelées". - It would be useful to know what is usual in France!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/rockleeover10k_h

Its brown fat it helps them keep warm

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