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word: gauche


gauche 

Definition: (adjective) Lacking social polish; tactless.
Synonyms: unpolished, graceless
Usage: Wendy was quite friendly, but her lack of manners made her seem gauche in formal settings. Discuss.

Workers face ‘disaster’ at doomed Paris Peugeot plant (from France 24 international)


Workers face 'disaster' at doomed Paris Peugeot plant (from France 24 international)

Workers face ‘disaster’ at doomed Paris Peugeot plant (from France 24 international) (click to access story)

Later this month French car giant PSA Peugeot Citroen is expected to announce the closure of its historic Paris plant at Aulnay-sous-Bois, spelling deep trouble for the 3,300 strong workforce and the already disadvantaged surrounding region.