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Postby Osias » 2016-08-10, 18:23

What does it mean "grandir un peu" on this link https://www.buzzfeed.com/piekhe/grandis ... .kdXv1LPqG ?

Who grows up a little?
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Postby france-eesti » 2016-08-10, 19:33

Boa tarde,
I think that means, to change a little, to overgrow something... And get grown-up :D
They talk about some stuff that's old and obsolete maybe, so they should change :P
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Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-08-10, 19:52

It looks like it translates directly to English. "Grow up (a little)!" means "Act more mature" or "Act your age". So the posters in that article are basically telling people or things to stop being petty and immature.
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Postby Osias » 2016-08-10, 20:32

So, in the first example:


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Who grows up? The teacher or the student?
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Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-08-10, 21:10

The teacher. In each example, whatever comes before "grandissez un peu" is the thing being told to grow up.
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Postby Osias » 2016-08-13, 13:43

Merci. I re-read everything and made more sense this way, but I still expected a comma before that.
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Postby vijayjohn » 2017-01-31, 5:55

Well, it's Twitter, so users aren't necessarily going to add commas as long as they expect their target audience to understand what they mean. :P


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