Last modified on 19 February 2015, at 00:12

avoir l'air

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.vwaʁ l‿ɛʁ/

VerbEdit

avoir l'air

  1. to seem, look
    Ce mec a l'air fort.
    This guy seems strong.

Usage notesEdit

Adjectives following this phrase may either agree with the subject, treating it as a verb like paraître, or agree with the masculine singular noun air. The former approach is more common, especially in reference to inanimate objects.