Les faux-amis

Words that appear to be the same in French and in English but have a different meaning.

achever does not mean to achieve but to complete

actuellement does not mean actually but at the moment, currently

affluence does not mean affluence (richesse) but crowds (of people)

ancien does not mean ancient but former

avertissement does not mean advertisement but warning

Nous achevons nos vacances en Vendée en passant quelques heures à visiter Civray.IMG_20150413_115956738_HDR IMG_20150413_144705202_HDR