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prendre du recul – Mot du jour

to get things into perspective – French expression

What does ” prendre du recul ” mean? How do you say ‘ to get things into perspective ’ in French? How is it pronounced? How is it used in a French sentence? Listen to Anne, a French native say it at FrenchHour.com.

prendre du recul – to take some moving back – In everyday French, prendre du reculmeans ‘to take a step back’ or more figuratively, ‘to get things into perspective’.

  • « J’suis perdue dans la paperasse là, je vois bien que ce que je dois faire, c’est prendre du recul. »
    • “I’m confused with all the paperwork right now, I can see that what I need to do is put things into perspective.”


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