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faire son deuil – French expression

faire son deuil - French expression


Catacombs in Paris l Photo Passion Leica

What does the French word ‘ faire son deuil mean? How is it used in a sentence?

faire son deuil de quelquechose - to do one's bereavement of something. faire son deuil de means 'to give up', 'to kiss something goodbye', 'to come to terms with', 'to get closure on', 'to get over with'.

  • « J'ai fait mon deuil d'aller visiter les catacombes à Paris, malheureusement. »
  • " I've kissed the idea of visiting the Catacombs in Paris goodbye, unfortunately."

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