Daily Archives: 30 October 2011

Les cadeaux – presents

Taken from Catherine Cusset: ‘Un Brillant Avenir’ La nuit tombe. Ils ouvrent les cadeaux. Des dizaines de cadeaux que la grand-mère a préparés depuis des années pour Alex et sa future épouse. Marie se rend compte qu’elle remplit un rôle … Continue reading

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Intimer…

False Friend alert…! From the context in which I was reading it yesterday, I could tell that ‘intimer’ does not mean ‘to intimate’. So back to the Roberts-Collins dictionary to see what it does mean: ‘to order, to summon, to … Continue reading

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