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Dec

22

2017

« Le transfert de Neymar : comment expliquer une telle outrance ? »

“The Neymar transfer: what can explain such an excess?”

The transfer of Brazilian footballer, Neymar, smashed all records in terms of the colossal sums of money involved. Are such sporting investments really justified?

Our lesson is quite a long one this time and contains a whole range of interesting vocabulary. To discover how to use expressions such as the following, let's get started!

  • perdre la raison = (to lose [all] reason)
  • taper dans un ballon = (to have a kick-around)
  • empocher = (to pocket)
  • figurer = (to appear [on a list, etc])
  • vivre une époque où = (to live in a time/era when)
  • s’égosiller = (to shout at the top of one’s voice)
  • tapage = ()
  • rentrer dans ses fonds = (to recoup one’s investment)
  • tenir ce / un tel discours = (to make such a speech)
  • Ne vaudrait-il mieux [+ infin.] ? = (Would it not be more valuable to […]?)

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