French to English courrier

Dictionary entry: courrier

DearPrudence

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courrier nm(lettres) (US)mail n
(UK)post n
letters npl
Nous n'avons pas reçu de courrier aujourd'hui.
We haven't had any mail today.
We haven't received any post today.
"Mainly US" for "mail"?
(I was surprised to hear "mail" from the very English Hyacinth Bucket in Keeping Up Appearances)
 
  • DrD

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    I would actually say not even mainly. Mail is OK in BE, we just tend to use post more.

    I'm glad to see you are still working your way through old sitcoms. I hope you're enjoying them!
     

    DearPrudence

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    Yes, still enjoying them :) :thumbsup:
    Onslow also used "mail", but I refrained from posting (ha ha) an update in this thread!
     
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