Sentence examples of "moins" in French with translation "fewer"

Moins de jeunes savent écrire en cursive. Fewer young people know how to write in longhand.
Pas moins de 50 passagers sont morts. No fewer than 50 passengers were killed.
Son oncle ne possède pas moins de dix maisons. His uncle owns no fewer than ten houses.
Mes poules ont pondu moins d'œufs l'année passée. My hens laid fewer eggs last year.
Davantage de tracteurs signifiait moins de chevaux et de mules. More tractors meant fewer horses and mules.
Le médecin m'a indiqué se manger moins d'en-cas hautement calorifiques. The doctor told me to eat fewer high-calorie snacks.
S'il n'y avait pas autant de taxis, il n'y aurait moins d'accidents. If there weren't so many taxis, there would be fewer traffic accidents.
Mon attitude vis-à-vis des virgules est physiologique ; plus j'ai de souffle, moins j'ai besoin de virgules. My attitude to the comma is physiological; the more breath I have, the fewer commas I use.
Aristote soutenait que les femmes ont moins de dents que les hommes ; bien qu'il fût marié par deux fois, il ne lui vint jamais à l'esprit de vérifier son affirmation en examinant les bouches de ses épouses. Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
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