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LucienC1Kwiziq community member

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'Les fesses' is a mainstream noun, while 'bum' is slang (with these days a touch of euphemism about it). Wouldn't you think 'buttocks' would be a better match? Just listen to Tom Hanks saying the word in Forrest Gump for practice!

Asked 9 months ago
CécileKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hi Lucien,

I have changed the  ‘les fesses’ translation to the buttocks.

Thank you for pointing this out...

Language register

'Les fesses' is a mainstream noun, while 'bum' is slang (with these days a touch of euphemism about it). Wouldn't you think 'buttocks' would be a better match? Just listen to Tom Hanks saying the word in Forrest Gump for practice!

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