More French words and expressions commonly used in English

Coup d’état   state blow
Overthrow of the government

Crème brûlée   burnt cream
Baked custard with carmelized crust

Crème de menthe   cream of mint
Mint-flavored liqueur

Critique  critical, judgment
Critique is an adjective and noun in French, but a noun and verb in English: critical review of something or the act of performing such a review.

Cuisine   kitchen, food style
In English, cuisine refers only to a particular type of food/cooking, such as French cuisine, Southern cuisine, etc.

Cul-de-sac   bottom (butt) of the bag
Dead-end street

Also: C’est la vie


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