French base chère

Dictionary entry: chère
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This is a common misunderstanding. "Chère", as a substantive, refers to the face. When we say "faire bonne chère" we think to eat well, and most would think it's because the food is good. But it's actually because the face of the host is good.
The sentence's translation isn't bad, but technically the word's translation is wrong.
Check the second tab of "chère" (subst. fem) on the CNRTL: CHÈRE : Définition de CHÈRE
 
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