Fini-plus-nom

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Definition

Fini (l’heure de travailler) ! : (The time for work) is over! No more (work)!

Note that when fini is used at the start of a sentence in this way, making it agree with the noun that follows is optional. We can say fini l’heure… or finie l’heure….

Examples

  • "Finies les vacances au Crotoy !"
  • "Fini le tiercé !"
  • "Finie la petite auto !"
  • "Fini l’époque des lettres recommandées, des télégrammes laconiques, des pigeons voyageurs désorientés : aujourd’hui je suis fier de vous annoncer le retour du Minitel !"

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