Sorry i did not finish my question. 'Nous avons connu des hauts et des bas', how comes it is translated 'we went through ups and downs' ?

Monica

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27 December 2018

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Sorry i did not finish my question. 'Nous avons connu des hauts et des bas', how comes it is translated 'we went through ups and downs' ?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Conjugate paraître, connaître and derivatives (+ avoir) - except apparaître and naître - in Le Passé Composé (conversational past)"

Chris

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27 December 2018

27/12/18

Because it is not a literal translation. The literal translation (We knew highs and lows) doesn't work well in English.

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