2013-09-27What?  A lot of money will be lost if you close them all.

Translation: « Ferme les magasins. Je ne vois rien. »

Why wrong: The word stores is a false friend. It doesn’t mean des stores. For more help with false friends, click here.

What are “false friends?” False friends are words from different languages which look similar but have different meanings. There are over 1,000 false friends between English and French.Dead End Opportunity

Correct it:  What is meant here is review as in “Close the blinds. I can’t see.”

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“Close the stores. I can’t see.”
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“Close the stores. I can’t see.”