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bonjour
(French)


But Mia knocks and within a minute a bushy-haired man with flour clinging to his unruly beard swings open the door and shouts bonjour to Mia and kisses her on both cheeks.
Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  French salutation (good day, good morning, or hello)
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  • But Mia knocks and within a minute a bushy-haired man with flour clinging to his unruly beard swings open the door and shouts bonjour to Mia and kisses her on both cheeks.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • He greets a night guard, then a warder, always the same two words repeated back: Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • "Bonjour, mesdames," Bronek called cheerily.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The only word I knew in French was bonjour, which did me no good.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone

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  • —THE GORBEAU HOVEL Lui fit a peu pres cette histoire: He! bonjour.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • She locked herself in, made no reply to my bonjour through the door; she was up at seven o’clock, the samovar was taken into her from the kitchen.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Two sons, one of whom was already in the service, and a good-looking, sixteen-year-old daughter, with a rather retrousse but pretty little nose, came every morning to kiss his hand and say, "Bonjour, papa."
    Nikolai Gogol  --  The Overcoat
  • Bonjour, monsieur.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • Beneath it human eyes peered, found him and came over: "Bonjour, Docteur."
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Bonjour.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses

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  • Before I can respond, Mademoiselle LeFarge, all two hundred pounds of her, sweeps into the room with a cheery "Bonjour."
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Bonjour, madame .
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Bonjour, monsieur.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • "Bonjour, vous êtes bien chez Sophie Neveu," the recording announced.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • "Bonjour,"the teenager says to me cheerfully.
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Bonjour, monsieur.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • Bonjour, la compagnie!
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Through his hot shame, feeling the pleading grin on his face like a scar that he could never remove, he looked up at the group of big brown boys on the rock and shouted, "Bonjour!
    Doris Lessing  --  Through the Tunnel
  • He greets a night guard, then a warder, always the same two words repeated back: Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour, monsieur.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Bonjour bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour, bonjour.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour bonjour. the scientists and librarians still collect their keys in the mornings, still study their ancient elephants’ teeth, their exotic jellyfish, their herbarium sheets.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour bonjour. the scientists and librarians still collect their keys in the mornings, still study their ancient elephants’ teeth, their exotic jellyfish, their herbarium sheets.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Bonjour.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • You understand, to have played bridge for an hour or so, with only fifty-one cards-well, no one who knows anything of the game would credit it for a minute!Bonjour !
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Bonjour, Monsieur.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Bonjour, mesdemoiselles.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Bonjour, Mademoiselle Doyle.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Bonjour, mes filles.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Bonjour, messieurs!
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Bonjour, madame!
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Bonjour!
    Meg Cabot  --  Queen of Babble
  • Bonjour!
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • Bonjour, Sonya dear!" she added, turning to Sonya and indicating by this French greeting her slightly contemptuous though affectionate attitude toward her.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • She feels quick frustration while just then a memory of bygone decorums (bonjour, Cracow!
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Bonjour, vous êtes bien chez Sophie Neveu," the woman’s voice said.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Bonjour? … Allô?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
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Associated words [difficulty]:   bonjour [5] , bon voyage [7] , bon appétit [8] , Monsieur [2] , adieu [3] , bon voyage [7] , coup de grace [7] , au contraire [8] , bon appétit [8] , de rigueur [8] , nouveau riche [8] , savoir-faire [9]
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