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    Door leaves

    Do people in English speaking countries ever use "door leaves"? "There were some pictures on the door leaves".

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    Re: Door leaves

    This phrase doesn't mean anything to me. Could you give a bit more context?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Door leaves

    I wonder if you mean louvre doors.

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    Re: Door leaves

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    I wonder if you mean louvre doors.
    Well, not Louvre, but the doors of some other palace. I'm joking. No, not that doors.

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    Re: Door leaves

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    This phrase doesn't mean anything to me. Could you give a bit more context?
    I mean the doors which consist of two parts. How do you call those parts?

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    Re: Door leaves

    Do you mean the two parts of a stable door?

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    Re: Door leaves

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Do you mean the two parts of a stable door?
    No, something like that two-leaved door.

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    Re: Door leaves

    I just found different names for this kind of doors and I don't know what to choose and how to call their parts.

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    Re: Door leaves

    I think we just call them "double doors."

    "Louvre doors" doesn't refer to the doors at the Louvre but doors made of rows of horizontal wooden slats.
    Last edited by 5jj; 17-Nov-2012 at 18:44.
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    Re: Door leaves

    "Double doors" was the only thing that came to my mind. These are louvre doors.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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