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Pronunciation: /vɛ̃/

Translation of vin in English:



vin d'appellation d'origine contrôlée

  • appellation contrôlée wine ([ with a guarantee of origin ])

vin cuit

  • [ wine which has undergone heating during maturation ]

vin d'honneur


avoir le vin gai/triste

to get happy/maudlin after one has had a few drinks

mettre de l'eau dans son vin

quand le vin est tiré, il faut le boire

[Proverb] once you have started something, you have to see it through

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