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To solve this, first complete the Riley riddle as a clue to the real question, asked below.

Clue:

My prefix can be pumped or eaten
My suffix is a French saint.
My infix could be a famous French region,
but just in the movies by name.

Question:

What have you already done when you are offered a free ride?

Hint:

Isn't it...?

Hint 2:

The clue doesn't refer to a french word, despite how _____ that is.

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  • $\begingroup$ Sigo is a roman-french saint $\endgroup$ – Duck Aug 10 '18 at 17:58
  • $\begingroup$ The best bet is to try to figure out the other clues to help guide you toward which Saint and/or which region it could be referring to. $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 18:23
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Could the clue be

ironic?

My prefix can be pumped or eaten

Iron can be pumped or eaten

My suffix is a French saint.

Nic, as in Saint-Nicolas

My infix could be a famous French region,
but just in the movies by name.

The infix is Ron, because the French region is Burgundy, and this was an Afternoon Delight to solve!

Meaning the answer could be

It's a free ride when you've already paid, a lyric from Ironic by (Canadian!) Alanis Morissette

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    $\begingroup$ You are correct about the clue and the answer! I'd love for you to get all the clues right, and your answer to the French region part is not what I was looking for - also, while you are correct with the answer, you can get an exact quote if you are a rot13(zhfvp sna) $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 18:58
  • $\begingroup$ I've updated the clues...am I closer with the French region? $\endgroup$ – El-Guest Aug 10 '18 at 19:05
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    $\begingroup$ To add to that, rot13(eba) isn't a French region that I know of, but there may be someone famous by that name in the movies as well as the region in question $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 19:13
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    $\begingroup$ Nope, it's rot13(n anzr bs n punenpgre gung V'z ybbxvat sbe! Znlor lbh'er n sna bs Fgrc Oebguref be Rys?) $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 19:14
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    $\begingroup$ The description was absolutely perfect - Well done! $\endgroup$ – elarr Aug 10 '18 at 19:22

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