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avoir_l'air

avoir l'air

French

Verb

avoir l'air

  1. to seem, look, appear
    Ce mec a l'air fort.
    This guy looks strong.

Usage notes

Adjectives following this phrase may either agree with the subject, treating it as a verb like paraître, or agree with the masculine singular noun air. The former approach is more common, especially in reference to inanimate objects.