Hi there. Really interesting piece with lots of new vocabulary. But can’t sort the construction “mais lui se la coule” . Please advise. S.

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Sylvia

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25 January 2019

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Hi there. Really interesting piece with lots of new vocabulary. But can’t sort the construction “mais lui se la coule” . Please advise. S.

This question relates to:
French interactive reading exercise "Histoires d'argent"

Cécile

Kwiziq language super star

26 January 2019

26/01/19

Hi Sylvia,

Lots of interesting expressions in that piece...

The one you refer to is -

‘se la couler douce’ 

‘la’ standing for ‘la vie’.

It means, to take life easy , think ‘dolce vita’ in Italian...

Hope this helps!

Sylvia

Kwiziq community member

26 January 2019

26/01/19

Thank you so much. Best wishes, S.

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