entre quatre yeux

FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃.tʁə ka.tʁə.z‿jø/, /ɑ̃.tʁə kat.z‿jø/

AdverbEdit

entre quatre yeux

  1. (informal) one-to-one, describing a meeting between just two persons

Usage notesEdit

/z/ is pronounced for euphony, even though the word quatre does not end in an s. The Académie française recommends this spelling, but this phrase can be written in different ways.

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