Last modified on 9 June 2014, at 14:54

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French.

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chez

  1. At the home of
    • 2008 February 28, Lisa Forest, “Mind the gap: Empty house, empty nest, empty fridge”, The Telegraph:
      Even if I say so myself, Christmas chez the Forests is quite a heart-warming affair. For Ben, growing up, it was pure magic - a log fire in the grate, ...

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin casae, dative of casa (house)

PrepositionEdit

chez

  1. to the house of
    Je vais chez moi — “I'm going home”
  2. at the house of
    chez moi — “at my house”
    chez lui — “at his house”
    chez Françoise — “at Françoise’s house”
    chez M. Dupont — “at Mr. Dupont’s house”
    chez les Durant — “at the Durants’, or, in the Durant family” (see: in, which follows)
  3. at the office or place of business of
    chez le dentiste — “at the dentist”
    chez l'avocat — “at the lawyer's office”
    chez le boucher — “at the butcher's shop”
  4. among (a group of things or people of the same type)
    Cette maladie se voit souvent chez les chiens. — “This illness is often seen in dogs.”
    chez les Anglais, ... — “In England, ...”

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