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facéties

  

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"facéties": examples and translations in context
Les avocats sont lá pour pourvoir aux facéties. The attorneys will provide the wisecracks.
Osmin chante la strophe suivante qui va comme un gant au Conseil : « Il n'y a aucune de vos facéties et de vos finauderies, aucune de vos intrigues, ni aucune de vos ruses que je ne connais pas. » Osmin sings the following line, which fits the European Council like a glove : ‘ All your tricks and all your wiles, all your schemes and all your guiles, there 's none that I know not .'
Journal de facéties et de lecture voluptueuse. AJournal of Facetiae, Voluptuous Reading.
Même s'il dit qu'il y a un point d'interrogation au bout, c'est indigne de sa part. Il ne devrait pas faire des facéties d'une telle affirmation. Habituellement, il est plus sérieux que cela. While he insists that there was a question mark at the end of his sentence, such a comment is unworthy of him. He should not make jokes about such a statement. The minister is usually more serious than that.
Si même les démocrates-chrétiens peuvent se permettre des plaisanteries et facéties de ce type aux frais du Parlement, vous ne pouvez attendre de moi que je cautionne ce cirque. Well now, if even the Christian Democrats can allow themselves such funny jokes and cracks against this House, you surely cannot expect me to take this circus seriously?
... cette Assemblée, nous sommes les témoins d'un acte de justice et de moralité : des pays européens, aussi européens que ceux qui font déjà partie de l'Union mais qui par les facéties de l'histoire se sont trouvés, malgré eux, au-delà d'une ligne artificiellement tracée sur notre continent, reviennent en Europe, parmi nous. ... this House, we are witnessing an act of moral justice : European countries, countries which are just as European as those which are already part of the Union but which, by a twist of fate, found themselves, through no fault of their own, on the wrong side of an artificial line drawn across our continent, are coming back to Europe, coming back to us.
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