What is quelle surprise?

What is quelle surprise?

Filters. (idiomatic, sarcastic) What a surprise. My brother made the same mistake I did, but he didn’t get punished: quelle surprise.

How do you say surprise surprise in French?


  1. (=unexpected event, news) surprise f. I have a surprise for you.
  2. J’ai une surprise pour vous.
  3. Cette décision fut une surprise pour tout le monde.
  4. to take by surprise [+person] prendre au dépourvu.
  6. surprise, surprise!
  7. ironic vous parlez d’une surprise.

Is Surprise a verb in French?

Prendre sur le fait, trouver dans une action, dans un état où on ne croyait pas être vu, en parlant de quelqu’un….Wiktionary.

From To Via
• surprise → surprendre ↔ überraschen

Is invite masculine or feminine in French?

Pronounced the same

Recording English French
Recording Englishinvited (feminine plural) French invitées
Recording Englishto invite French inviter
Recording Englishguests French invités
Recording Englishinvited (masculine singular) French invité

How do you spell invitation in French?


  1. ( to function, event) invitation f. I accepted the invitation. J’ai accepté l’invitation. by invitation only uniquement sur invitation.
  2. (= invitation card, letter) invitation f. The invitation is addressed to your husband. L’invitation est adressée à votre mari.
  3. ( figurative)

How bad are French prisons?

French prisons are overflowing and the penitentiary personnel is understaffed. In 2003 the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT), an organ of the European Council reported “inhumane and degrading treatment” in French prisons.

Do French prisoners wear uniforms?

Clothing The prison uniform was abolished in 1983. However, prisoners that cannot buy their own clothes and must rely on what is given to them by the prisons will often be stigmatised as a result, because of their financial situation.

What are the best prisons in the world?

Here are 12 of the world’s most comfortable prisons – institutions that have changed how we look at correctional facilities.

  • Champ-Dollon Prison, Switzerland.
  • JVA Fuhlsbuettel Prison, Germany.
  • Sollentuna Prison, Sweden.
  • Halden Prison, Norway.
  • Cebu Prison, Philippines.
  • San Pedro Prison, Bolivia.
  • Pondok Bambu Prison, Indonesia.

How do you spell jail in French?

French translation of ‘jail’

  1. in jail en prison.
  2. two years in jail deux ans de prison.
  3. to go to jail aller en prison.
  4. to be sent to jail être condamné(e) à la prison.

Is gaol pronounced jail?

The traditional spelling has been “gaol” in Britain and “jail” in the United States. Although “gaol” is still acceptable in Britain, it’s now considered a variant spelling of “jail” on both sides of the Atlantic, according to the Oxford English Dictionary and the four standard British dictionaries we’ve checked.

Is jail an American word?

Hence though both forms gaol, jail, are still written, only the latter is spoken. In U.S. jail is the official spelling. American facilities are more likely to have words like these in their names because the names can vary by state.

Is Jail American or British?

‘Jail’ is neither an entirely new spelling, nor a wholly American one. It rears its head in and in Australian legal literature as far back as 1799, and in British Hansard records as far back as 1805.

What is the British word for jail?


Who invented jail?

Benjamin Franklin

What does 7 years to life mean?

There are many U.S. states in which a convict can be released on parole after a decade or more has passed, but in California, people sentenced to life imprisonment can normally apply for parole after seven years. Any potential for parole is not guaranteed but discretionary, making it an indeterminate sentence.

Who is the youngest kid in jail?

Evan Miller

What is 85 of a 5 year sentence?

5 years is 60 months. 60 x . 85 = 51 months or 4 years 3 months.

Who’s been in jail the longest?

Paul Geidel

Paul Geidel Jr.
Born April 21, 1894 Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died May 1, 1987 (aged 93) Beacon, New York, United States
Known for The second longest-serving prison sentence in United States history, that ended upon his release (parole). (time served – 68 years 296 days)