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bon voyage
(French)


Bon voyage.
James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  good voyage; (traditional farewell for those departing by ship)
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  • Bon voyage.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • Instead, we got into a huge, multicolored hot-air balloon that whisked us off into the clouds, as our friends and loved ones waved up to us, wishing us bon voyage.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • 2 / bon voyage.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • And, Miss Briggs, you may add that I wish him a bon voyage, and that if he will take the trouble to call upon my lawyer’s in Gray’s Inn Square, he will find there a communication for him.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair

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  • Nobody, then, gave the happy bon voyage I’d have liked.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Each time he leaves to meet a ship, we drink some of the water for a bon voyage and a safe return.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • She has been instructed to time the duration of the contractions and so she consults her watch, a bon voyage gift from her parents, slipped over her wrist the last time she saw them, amid airport confusion and tears.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Well, my graduation-slash-bon voyage party.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • You know, bon voyage and so forth.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • Bon voyage, Mademoiselle.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • Bon voyage.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness
  • Bon voyage, take care.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Bon voyage! I wasn’t distressed, not at first.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • "Bon voyage," he said, handing over a wafer.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Bon voyage then.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • [calling after him] Bon voyage, Juan!
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • Bon voyage then.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • Well, bon voyage.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Bon voyage!
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Bon voyage?
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Bon voyage!
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Bon voyage, as they say, and take my counsel, and shave off them mustachios, or they’ll bring you into mischief."
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
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Associated words [difficulty]:   bon voyage [7] , bonjour [5] , bon appétit [8] , Monsieur [2] , adieu [3] , bonjour [5] , coup de grace [7] , au contraire [8] , bon appétit [8] , de rigueur [8] , nouveau riche [8] , savoir-faire [9]
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