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What does pièce de résistance mean in English?
1 : the chief dish of a meal. 2 : an outstanding item or event : showpiece.
Why is it called piece de résistance?
Most experts agree that the phrase pièce de résistance comes from the lexicon of French restaurants that was popular in the mid-1800s. The pièce de résistance was the main course. The plural form of pièce de résistance is pièces de résistance.
How do you use piece de resistance?
the outstanding item (the prize piece or main exhibit) in a collection 2. the most important dish of a meal. 1 Of all the events, the piece de resistance will be a gala night at the King’s Hall. 2 Father Tim said mildly having saved this piece de resistance for the right moment.
What does the French term pas de resistance mean?
pièce de résistance (plural pièces de résistance) A masterpiece; the most memorable accomplishment of one’s career or lifetime. Synonyms: magnum opus, masterpiece. The chief dish at a dinner.
What does the French word piece mean?
pièce de résistance. / French (pjɛs də rezistɑ̃s) / noun. the principal or most outstanding item in a series or creative artist’s work. the main dish of a meal.
What does De La Creme mean?
the very best
Definition of crème de la crème : the very best.
Where is the piece of resistance?
The Piece of Resistance is first shown when Emmet falls in the hole in the construction site and when he touches it, he ends up in Bad Cop’s office. It is first introduced when Vitruvius talks about it in the Prophecy.
What is the piece of resistance Lego movie?
The Piece of Resistance is, in fact, a Krazy Glue cap. It was hidden by Vitruvius in order to stop Lord Business from gluing the world together.
What does Salon mean in English from French?
[salɔ̃ ] masculine noun. 1. (= pièce) lounge ⧫ sitting room.
What is Salon in French?
A salon is a gathering of people held by an inspiring host. The word salon first appeared in France in 1664 (from the Italian word salone, itself from sala, the large reception hall of Italian mansions).
What does Crim Dela Crim mean?
Crème de la crème (French, literally ‘cream of the cream’) is an idiom meaning “the best of the best”, “superlative”, or “the very best”. It may also refer to: Creme de la Creme (band), a defunct German band. La Crème de la crème, a 2014 French film.